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.
Llanwenarth Parish, Citra Division; Statistics; Area 2860 acres; Population 132 males, 122 females, total 254
Llanwenarth Parish, Ultra Division; Statistics; Area 2480 acres; Population 1184 males, 1064 females, total 2248
- Govilon Chapel of Ease Licensed 1848 as additional chapel of ease. Erected by public subscription, cost £800 Attendance - morning 48 + 25 scholars, afternoon 30 scholars, evening 80 2 services in English William Hughes, Minister
- Baptist Chapel Erected 1695 Attendance - (Present) morning 262, afternoon 164 scholars, evening 371 (Average) Morning 650, afternoon 160 scholars, evening 650 "The members and hearers reside in Llanwenarth Ultra, Llanwenarth Citra, Llanelly, Llanfoist, Llanelen, Lanover, Abergavenny. Many of these do not attend but once a month. This will account for the apparent discrepancy in the Average column" Francis Hiley, Minister, Govilon Post Office
- Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Garnddyrris) Erected 1829 Attendance - morning 45 scholars, afternoon 45 + 32 scholars, evening 55 John Lashford, Steward, Garnddyrris
- Ebenezer Chapel, Particular Baptist Erected 1844 Attendance - morning 40 + 40 scholars, evening 61 + 40 scholars William Williams, Minister, Garndyris
- Pwlldu Chapel of Ease for Three Sects, Baptists, Independents and Methodists Erected 1820, Rebuilt 1850 Attendance - morning 94 scholars, afternoon 142 + 93 scholars, evening 123 (prayer meeting) James Davies, Deacon, Collier