Towns & Parishes
"ST. PIERRE, a parish in the upper half division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 2½ miles S.W. of Chepstow. The village, which contains only a few farmhouses, is situated at the ferry over the Severn to New Passage. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £119, and the glebe comprises about 1 acre. The living is a rectory annexed with that of Sudbrook to the rectory* of Portscuett, in the diocese of Llandaff. The church, which is an ancient edifice, contains a pillar monument to A. St. Pierre, of St. Pierre House."
[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.
St Pierre and Runstone Parish; Statistics; Area 591 acres; Population 40 males, 25 females, total 65
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|Sain Pyr / St Pierre, St Peter's Church - records with the incumbent (Gwent RO survey 1955)|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-35, 1737-43, 1745, 1757-8, 1774, 1789, 1794-6, 1800, 1803-6, 1808-70, 1873, 1877-81 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 17 April 2011)
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