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Trostre / Trostrey
"TROSTREY, a parish in the upper division of Usk hundred, county Monmouth, 2½ miles N.W. of Usk, its post town, and 6 from Ponty-Pool. The village is situated on the road from Usk to Abergavenny, near the eastern bank of the river Usk. Salmon are caught by a weir on the river, which rose 22 feet above the usual level on the 16th February, 1795. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £72. The church is dedicated to St. David. There are a few small charities."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
- Mein, A G. The memoirs of the Hughes of Trostrey. Gwent Local History 71 1991 Welsh Journals Online
- Mein, A G 'Whatever gods may be'; Trostrey and Llancayo - shrines, temples and graves Gwent Local History vol 86 1999 Welsh Journals Online
- Mein, A G. St David's Church, Trostrey : a landscape history. Gwent Local History 78 1995 Welsh Journals Online
- Mein, A G. Excavations at Trostrey Castle, Usk, Gwent. Archaeology in Wales 32 (1992), p. 11-14.
- Mein, A G & R F Olding Dafydd Benwyn and a date for Trostre Court Gwent Local History 65 1988 Welsh Journals Online
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.
Trostrey Parish; Statistics; Area 1255 acres; Population 79 males, 97 females, total 176
- Trostrey Parish Church Attendance - general congregation 120/130 1 service in English S W Gardiner, Perpetual Curate
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.
[Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
Trostre / Trostrey, St David's Church - records with the NLW
|Baptisms & Burials
|1723-33, 1758-66, 1779-1801, 1805-1975
||1732, 1761-1802, 1804-12, 1816-36, 1838-1966
||1725, 1728-34, 1737-1876 - records with the NLW
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Trostre / Trostrey which are provided by:
- 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 SO360043 (Lat/Lon: 51.733698, -2.928186), Trostre / Trostrey which are provided by: