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LLAN-WERN / LLANWERN, Monmouthshire

"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 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.

Llanwern Parish; Statistics; Area 701 acres; Population 10 males, 19 females, total 29

Church Records

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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks  - 10 Nov  2011)

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