Towns & Parishes
"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)
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.
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
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanfihangel Troddi / Mitchel Troy, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1590-1717, 1728-1889||1590-1717, 1728-1970||1590-1717, 1728-1923|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-1865, 1879-83 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 3 Feb 2013)
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