Towns & Parishes
"PENROSE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 6 miles W. of Monmouth, its post town, and 3 N. of Ragland. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £94, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. Cadocus. The parochial charities produce about £2 per annum."
[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.
Penrose Parish; Statistics; Area 2695 acres; Population 385 males, 350 females, total 735
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Pen-rhos / Penrhos, St Cadocus's Church - records with the NLW|
|1721-1816||1718-1808, 1814-35||1718-53, 1765-1815|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-1834, 1836, 1838-87 - records with the NLW|
|Pen-rhos / Penrhos, St Cadocus's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 1 March 2012)
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