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Llanfihangel (Near Roggiet)

"LLANVIHANGEL-NEAR-ROGGIETT, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Chepstow, its post town. It is situated near the mouth of the river Severn. The living is a rectory annexed to that of Roggiett, in the diocese of Llandaff, value £95. The church is dedicated to St. Michael."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


  • Stopgate, Barry          The Manor House at Llanfihangel near Rogiet          Gwent Local History vol 59 1985      Welsh Journals Online
  • Stopgate, Barry            Llanfihangel near Rogiet: a shrunken village in south east Gwent          Gwent Local History vol 61 1986     Welsh Journals Online
  • Winter, W C          Severn Tunnel Marshalling Yards, 1886 - 12 Oct 1887             Gwent Local History 65   1988    Welsh Journals Online

Church History

Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by I.G   Jones, & D. Williams. UWP,  Cardiff, 1976. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.  Check with  Gwent RO to see what extant records are held, and possible names of chapels/churches established after 1851.

Llanvihangel near Roggiett Parish; Statistics; Area 557 acres; Population 21 males, 21 females, total 42

  • Llanvihangel juxta Roggiett Parish Church              Attendance - morning 12          1 service in English             Stephen Williams, Rector

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

  • This list of parish records is intended as a rough guide to coverage only. Their location as stated should be confirmed with the appropriate Record Office prior to any visit.
    Llanfihangel (Near Roggiet), St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Banns
    1754-1812, 1814-1975 1757-1810 1863-?4
    Llanfihangel (Near Roggiet), St Michael's Church - records with the incumbent
    Burials 1813+
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-1808, 1810, 1812-67, 1869 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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  • Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348.  Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county.
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