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Tre'r-Gaer / Tregare

"TREGARE, a parish in the lower division of Ragland hundred, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Monmouth, its post town, and 2 from Ragland. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Dingestow, in the diocese of Llandaff. The church is old. The parochial charities produce about £24 per annum."

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

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.

Tregare Parish; Statistics; Area 2387 acres; Population 166 males, 159 females, total 325

  • Tregare Parish Church                Attendance - evening 66          1 service in English             Thomas Morgan, Vicar, Dingestow Vicarage

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.
    Tre'r-Gaer / Tregare, St Mary's Church - records with the NLW
    Baptisms Marriages Banns Burials
    1751-1983 1751-1837 1914-82 1751-1984
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-36, 1738-1818, 1820-65, 1867-77 - 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

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  • 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 SO417102 (Lat/Lon: 51.787363, -2.846648), Tre'r-Gaer / Tregare which are provided by: