Towns & Parishes
"LLANVIHANGEL-NIGH-USK, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 4 miles S.E. of Abergavenny. Usk is its post town. The river Usk flows through the parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £123. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The bequests for charitable purposes produce about £15 per annum."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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-nigh-Usk Parish; Statistics; Area 385 acres; Population 71 males, 68 females, total 139
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanfihangel-Y-Gofion / Llanfihangel Gobion, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1752-1977||1755-1811, 1813-36, 1844-1968||1751-1975|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-32, 1734-47, 1749-54, 1756-1827, 1829-39, 1841-59, 1863-4, 1866-71 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 23 March 2011)
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