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LLANFIHANGEL YSTUM LLYWERN / LLANFIHANGEL YSTERN LLEWERN, Monmouthshire

"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 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-ystern-Llewern Parish; Statistics; Area 1864 acres; Population 100 males, 71 females, total 171

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