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TROSTRE / TROSTREY, Monmouthshire

"TROSTREY, a parish in the upper division of Usk hundred, county Monmouth, 2 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)
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.

Trostrey Parish; Statistics; Area 1255 acres; Population 79 males, 97 females, total 176

Church Records

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