Llanfihangel Pont-Y-Moel

"LLANVIHANGEL-PONT-Y-MOILE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 1 mile E. of Pontypool, its post town. The Brecon canal passes through the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £87. The church is dedicated to St. Michael." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)



  • Evans, J Daryll.         The clergy of Mamhilad and Llanfihangel Pontymoel. Pontypool : Archangel Press, 1990. 38p.
  • Evans, J Daryll.       St. Illtyd's and St. Michael's : the parish churches of Mamhilad and Llanfihangel Pontymoel in the County of Gwent. Pontypool : J. Daryll Evans, [1985]. 48p.
  • Evans, J Daryll.      Parson Cook of Llanfihangel Pontymoel.          Gwent Local History vol 59 1985      Welsh Journals Online
  • Lewis, Harry    A history of New Inn Congregational Church           Gwent Local History. No. 96 2004   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.

Llanfihangel Pontymoil Parish; Statistics; Area 1651 acres; Population 99 males, 106 females, total 205

  • Llanfihangel Pontymoil Parish Church Attendance - morning 29 "The parish is very thinly inhabited there is no other place of worship in it than the Parish Church.............." 1 service in English Christopher Cook, Curate

    Church Records

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    • 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 Pont-Y-Moel, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO
      Baptisms Marriages Burials
      1739-1976 1754-1970 1754-1806, 1813-1944, 1950-64
      Bishops Transcripts see Mamheilad/Mamhilad
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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