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Llanfihangel Torymynydd

"LLANVIHANGEL-TOR-Y-MYNYDD, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 7 miles N.W. of Chepstow, its post town. There is no village, only a few farmhouses. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £89, in the patronage of the archdeacon." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


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-Tor-y-Mynydd Parish; Statistics; Area 1031 acres; Population 120 males, 110 females, total 230

  • Llanvihangel Torymynydd Parish Church Attendance - morning 45 1 service in English John Price, Rector
  • Cross Hands, Bible Christians Erected 1826 Attendance - afternoon 55, evening 125 Cornelius Dening, Minister, Tintern Abbey

    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 Torymynydd, St Michael's Church - records with the NLW
      Baptisms Marriages Banns Burials
      1594-1806 with gaps 1699-1747 with gaps, 1754-1812 1916-38 1594-1773 with gaps, 1785-1803
      Bishops Transcripts 1725-1819, 1821-2, 1824-5, 1827-62 - records with the NLW
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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