Llanddenni / Llandenny


"LLANDENNY, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 3 miles N.E. of Usk, its post town, 3 S. of Ragland, and 9 from Monmouth. It is traversed by the Olway brook and the Monmouthshire line of railway, which has a station here. It is a small agricultural village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff, value £50. The church is dedicated to St. John. The parochial endowments produce about £45 per annum, besides six cottages for the poor." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)



  • Russell, G K. The church of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, Llandenny, Monmouthshire. Llandenny : St. John the Apostle and Evangelist, 1996. 1 sheet.

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 established after 1851.

Llandenny Parish; Statistics; Area 2228 acres; Population 199 males, 198 females, total 397

  • Llandenny Parish Church    Attendance - morning 33 +12 scholars, afternoon 63      2 services in English     Augustin Williams, Curate
  • Kingcoed Chapel, Baptist      Erected 1845     Attendance - afternoon 19     John Jones, Baptist Minister, Ragland
  • Primitive Methodist Chapel     Erected 1828    Attendance - morning 19, evening 50    Thomas Giles, Minister, Abersychan, Pontypool

    Church Records

    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.
      Llanddenni / Llandenny, St John the Apostle's Church - records with the Gwent RO
      1710-15, 1722-42, 1764-18131711-15, 1723-49, 1754-18391710-15, 1722-49, 1764-1812
      Bishops Transcripts1725-1815, 1817-30, 1832-7, 1839-68, 1871-2 - records with the NLW
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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    • Family Search have an interactive map called "England and Wales Jurisdictions 1851" showing parish (and other) boundaries with optional background maps such as Ordnance Survey. There is also a Search facility, do read the guidance notes to get maximum benefit from this useful resource. See here for further background information to assist in the interpretation of this data
    • 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.
    • Plan of the parish of Llandenny in the County of Monmouth - on the People's Collection Wales site

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