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Gwndy / Undy
"UNDY, a parish in the lower division of Caldicott hundred, county Monmouth, 7 miles S.W. of Chepstow, and the same distance from Caerleon, its post town. The village is situated near the coast of the Bristol Channel. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £183, in the patronage of the dean and chapter."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
- Brown, Richard. The excavation of a medieval trackway and stone structures at Undy. Monmouthshire Antiquary 15 (1999), p. 6-18.
- Jones, Malcolm. Caldicot and the villages of the Moor in old photographs : including the villages of Portskewett, Sudbrook, Rogiet, Undy, Magor and Redwick. Volume 1. Abertillery : Old Bakehouse, 1995. 128p.
- Jukes, Tony Ship building at Undy Gwent Local History. No. 93 2002 Welsh Journals Online
- Perry, Mabel. The historic village of Undy. Undy : Undy Parochial Church Council, [1987?].
- St Mary's Church, Undy, St Mary's Church, Undy, Undy, Other
- Undy Methodist Church, Undy, Undy Methodist Church, Undy, Undy, Other
You can also perform a more selective search for
churches in the Gwndy / Undy area
that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help
identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the
of the churches marked on a map.
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.
Undy Parish; Statistics; Area 3717 acres; Population 192 males, 181 females, total 373
- Undy Parish Church Attendance - (average) morning 60 + 20 scholars, afternoon 70, evening 35 1 service in English William Jones, Vicar
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]
You can see pictures of Gwndy / Undy 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 ST436867 (Lat/Lon: 51.576283, -2.815301), Gwndy / Undy which are provided by: