"ALVINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Bledisloe, in the county of
Gloucester, 6 miles to the N.E. of Chepstow. Blakeney is the post town. It
is situated on the river Severn. The living is a perpetual curacy united
with the rectory of Wollastone, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol.
Alvington was formerly a cell to the abbey of Llantony. Clanna House is the
seat of the Hon. W. Noel, lord of the manor."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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- The transcription of the section for Alvington from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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