Towns & Parishes
"LLANVIHANGEL-YSTERN-LLEWERN, a parish in the hundred of Skenfreth, county Monmouth, 5 miles N.W. of Monmouth, its post town. It is situated on the river Trothy. It is chiefly used as grassland, and for the growth of fruit trees. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £221. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The charities, including £9 to Thomas's school, produce about £9 per annum."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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-ystern-Llewern Parish; Statistics; Area 1864 acres; Population 100 males, 71 females, total 171
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanfihangel Ystum Llywern / Llanfihangel Ystern Llewern, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1695-1739, 1754-1812||1696-1736, 1755-1811, 1813-34, 1842-1969||1695-1739, 1755-1975|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-41, 1743-6, 1748-1818, 1820-81 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 27 March 2011)
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