Towns & Parishes
"LLANWERN, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 4 miles E. of Newport, its post town. It is a station on the South Wales section of the Great Western railway. The wooded knolls and elevations to the right of the village are frequently capped with lias. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £100. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The principal residence is Llanwern House, the seat of the Rev. Sir C. Salusbury, Bart."
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.
Llanwern Parish; Statistics; Area 701 acres; Population 10 males, 19 females, total 29
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|Llan-wern / Llanwern, St Mary's Church - records with the incumbent (Gwent RO survey 1965)|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-31, 1759, 1762-1.816, 1818-21, 1834-67, 1869, 1871 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 10 Nov 2011)
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