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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

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.
    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]

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llanfihangel Torymynydd has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO459021 (Lat/Lon: 51.714963, -2.784500), Llanfihangel Torymynydd 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.