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Llanfihangel-Y-Gofion / Llanfihangel Gobion
"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)
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
- Llanvihangel-by-Usk Parish Church Attendance - afternoon 86 1 service in English William Price, Minister
- Moserah Chapel, Cal.Meth. Erected 1837 Attendance - morning 40 + 27 scholars, evening 85 Robert Thomas, Minister, Longwilim Cottage, Ragland
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.
[Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary] selected parish records.
Llanfihangel-Y-Gofion / Llanfihangel Gobion, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO
||1755-1811, 1813-36, 1844-1968
||1696, 1725-32, 1734-47, 1749-54, 1756-1827, 1829-39, 1841-59, 1863-4, 1866-71 - records with the NLW
You can see pictures of Llanfihangel-Y-Gofion / Llanfihangel Gobion which are provided by:
- 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.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO346092 (Lat/Lon: 51.777587, -2.949380), Llanfihangel-Y-Gofion / Llanfihangel Gobion which are provided by: