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LLANSANFFRAID GWYNLLWG / ST BRIDES WENTLLOOG, Monmouthshire

"ST. BRIDE WENTLLOOGE, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Wentllooge, in the county of Monmouth, 4 miles to the S. of Newport, its post town. It is situated on the coast of the Bristol Channel, at the mouth of the river Usk, and has a lighthouse. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Llandaff, of the value with the perpetual curacy of Coedkernew, of 120, in the gift of the bishop."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

 

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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.

St Bride Wentllooge Parish; Statistics; Area 3594 acres; Population 141 males, 126 females, total 267

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