Llangyfiw / Llangeview


"LLANGEVIEW, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 1 mile E. of Usk, its post town, and 12 from Monmouth. The village is very small, consisting of a few scattered farmhouses. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £81. The church is dedicated to St. David. The only charities are a share in Usk school." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


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.

Llangeview Parish; Statistics; Area 1545 acres; Population 83 males, 99 females, total 182

  • Llangeview Parish Church      Attendance - morning 25      1 service in English      James Blower, Incumbent

Church Records

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  • 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.
    Llangyfiw / Llangeview, St David's Church - records with the NLW
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1709-31, 1755-1812, 1814 1713-1841 1711-1812
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-1858, 1860-7 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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Historical Geography

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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 Llangeview in the County of Monmouth - on the People's Collection Wales site

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO399009 (Lat/Lon: 51.703307, -2.870865), Llangyfiw / Llangeview which are provided by: