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Llanfihangel Troddi / Mitchel Troy

"MITCHEL-TROY, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 2½ miles S.W. of Monmouth, its post town. It is situated on the southern bank of the river Trothy. The village consists of a few farmhouses and cottages. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £221 10s. The living is a rectory* with the curacy of Cwmcarvan annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff, value £398. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, has a tower which has an inscription on the wall of the S.W. angle, probably respecting the founder of the church. In the churchyard is an ancient cross."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Churches

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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.

Mitchel Troy Parish; Statistics; Area 2000 acres; Population 185 males, 175 females, total 360

  • St Michael's Parish Church    Attendance - (average) morning 60 + 22 scholars, afternoon 100 (alternate?)    1 service in Engl;ish     H G Talbot, Rector

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  • Ebynezer Chapel, Wesleyan                Erected 1843     Attendance - afternoon 51      William Baker, Minister, St James's St, Monmouth

Church Records

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  • This list of parish records is intended as a rough guide to coverage only. Their location as stated should be confirmed with the appropriate Record Office prior to any visit.
    Llanfihangel Troddi / Mitchel Troy, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1590-1717, 1728-1889 1590-1717, 1728-1970 1590-1717, 1728-1923
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-1865, 1879-83 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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Historical Geography

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Maps

  • Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348.  Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county.
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