Towns & Parishes
"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)
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 built after 1851.
Trostrey Parish; Statistics; Area 1255 acres; Population 79 males, 97 females, total 176
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Trostre / Trostrey, St David's Church - records with the NLW|
|Baptisms & Burials||Marriages||Banns|
|1723-33, 1758-66, 1779-1801, 1805-1975||1732, 1761-1802, 1804-12, 1816-36, 1838-1966||1824-?1979|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725, 1728-34, 1737-1876 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 3 July 2012)
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