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"TINTERN PARVA, a parish in the upper division of Ragland hundred, county Monmouth, 4 miles N. of Chepstow, and 8 from Monmouth. The village is on the river Wye, near Tintern Abbey. There are ironworks. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value 162. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is paved with fragments of monumental flagstones from Tintern Abbey. The parochial charities produce about 19 per annum."

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




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 built after 1851.

Little Tintern Parish; Statistics; Area 827 acres; Population 190 males, 180 females, total 370

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