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."
[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.
Llanwern Parish; Statistics; Area 701 acres; Population 10 males, 19 females, total 29
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|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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