Llanhiledd / Llanhilleth
"LLANHIDDEL, (or Llanhilleth), a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 4 miles N.W. of Pontypool, its post town, and 12 from Usk. It is situated on the river Ebwy. The Aberbeeg station of the Western Valleys line of railway is about 1 mile N.W. of the village. Coal is obtained here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £109. The church is dedicated to St. Iltyd. The Independents and Baptists have each a chapel. Here are some very ancient yew trees, also traces of a British camp and other remains." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
- Burchell, Irene V St Illtyd's, Brynithel - "The Old Church" Gwent Local History 75 1993 Welsh Journals Online
- Daniels, Clive. Trinant in photographs : with Aberbeeg, Llanhilleth, Crumlin, Kendon and Oakdale. Volume 1. Abertillery : Old Bakehouse, 1995. 128p.
- Eckley, Simon. Abertillery, Aberbeeg and Llanhilleth. Stroud : Chalford Publishing, 1995. 159p. Archive Photographs.
- Eckley, Simon. Voices of Abertillery, Aberbeeg and Llanhilleth. Chalford : Chalford Publishing, 1996. 127p.
- Pritchard, Bill. Old Aberbeeg & Llanhilleth in photographs. Abertillery : Old Bakehouse, 1995. 128p.
- Pritchard, Bill. Old Aberbeeg and Llanhilleth in Photographs. Vols 1 & 2. 1991 & 1994.
- Robinson, Howard Boyhood memories of Aberbeeg Gwent Local History 78 1995 Welsh Journals Online
- Robinson, Howard Letter from America: Edwin Wyld or Wilde ? Gwent Local History vol 101 2006 Welsh Journals Online
- Thomas, Malcolm. Look back at Old Aberbeeg and Llanhilleth. Vol 1. 2001.
- Weeks, Robert A post-dissolution monastic site and its landscape: Cillonydd on Mynydd Maen Gwent Local History. No. 92 2002 Welsh Journals Online
|Christchurch, Brynithel, Aberbeeg (Church in Wales)|
|St David, Llanhilleth (Church in Wales)|
|St John, Six Bells (Church in Wales)|
|St Mark, Llanhiledd (Church in Wales)|
|Bethany Chapel, Six Bells (Baptist)|
|Chapel, Brynithel (Baptist)|
|Chapel, Llanhiledd (Baptist)|
|Commercial Road Chapel, Brynithel (Baptist)|
|Glandwr Chapel, Aberbeeg (Baptist)|
|Chapel, Hafodyrynys (English Congregational)|
|Church, Six Bells (Congregational)|
|Reholbeth, Six Bells (Welsh Independent)|
|Zion Chapel, Llanhiledd (Independent)|
|Chapel, Aberbeeg (Primitive Methodist)|
|Chapel, Six Bells (Calvinistic Methodist)|
|Chapel, Six Bells (Methodist)|
|Church, Llanhiledd (Wesleyan Methodist)|
|Church, Glandwr (Roman Catholic)|
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.
Llanhilleth Parish; Statistics; Area 2013 acres; Population 509 males, 390 females, total 899
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.
Llanhiledd / Llanhilleth, St Iltyd's Church - records with the Gwent RO Baptisms & Burials Marriages Baptisms Marriages Burials 1733-1813 1733-90 recorded in 1935 apparently lost 1813-1913 1813-1911 1813-1930 Bishops Transcripts 1725-1861 - records with the NLW
[Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
Aber-big / Aberbeeg (listed with Llanhiledd / Llanhilleth) - records with the Gwent RO Baptisms Marriages Burials 1909-25 1911-41 1911-34
- Llanhilleth - on wikipedia
- Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire 1901 - Llanhilleth
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Llanhiledd / Llanhilleth to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Llanhiledd / Llanhilleth has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site
- Llanhilleth Institute & River Ebbw
- View showing smoke from residential coal fires in Llanhilleth, Blaenau Gwent taken in 1976
- 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 Llanhilleth in the County of Monmouth - on the People's Collection Wales site
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO223010 (Lat/Lon: 51.702373, -3.126425), Llanhiledd / Llanhilleth which are provided by:
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- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- 'Castle Wales' site - Llanhilleth Castle.