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Pant-Teg / Panteg

"PAN TEAGUE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 2 miles S.E. of Pontypool, its post town, and 4 W. by S. of Usk. It is a petty sessions town and place of considerable importance. The Brecon and Monmouth canal passes about 1½ mile W. of the parish, which is traversed by the road from Pontypool to Newport. The surface is in parts bold and mountainous, and diversified with extensive lakes. About a third of the land is in meadow and pasture, another third mountain pasture and common, and the remainder divided between arabic and woodland."

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


  • Clarke, Pat. The story of the steelmakers of Panteg. Pontypool : Village Publishing, 1999. 59p.
  • Lewis, Harry     The Polo Ground at New Inn             Gwent Local History vol 80 1996     Welsh Journals Online
  • Lewis, Harry      Lower New Inn in the 1920s: a childhood spent in a small community       Gwent Local History vol 99 2005         Welsh Journals Online

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.

Panteague Parish; Statistics; Area 3454 acres; Population 1215 males, 1134 females, total 2349

  • Panteague Parish Church    Attendance - morning 170    1 service in English      David Jones, Rector
  • Ivy Chapel, Panteg -  Church of England        Attendance -  evening 150    "This building was used formerly as a meeting house by the Quakers.........."            David Jones, Officiating Minister                 ("Chapel situated at Pant-y-moile formerly belonging to the Society of Friends"   Lewis 1848)
  • New Inn Chapel, Independents     Erected 1756, rebuilt 1823       Attendance - morning 85, afternoon 50 scholars, evening 88 (33?)       "God save the Queen. No popery"   David Davies, Minister

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

  • 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.
    Pant-Teg / Panteg, St Mary's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1598-1969 1598-1982 1598-1904
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-51, 1753-1848, 1850-2, 1854 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Pant-Teg / Panteg has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



  • 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.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST310990 (Lat/Lon: 51.685457, -2.999528), Pant-Teg / Panteg which are provided by: