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LLANFIHANGEL-Y-GOFION / LLANFIHANGEL GOBION, Monmouthshire

"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 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-nigh-Usk Parish;  Statistics; Area 385 acres; Population 71 males, 68 females, total 139

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