Llanfaches / Llanvaches
"LLANVACHES, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Chepstow, and 6 N.E. of Newport, its post town. There was formerly a castle here. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £194. The church is dedicated to St. Dubritius. The charities amount to about £10 per annum." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
- Morgan, Shem H. A history of Tabernacle United Reformed Church, Llanvaches : 1639-1989. [Llanvaches] : Tabernacle United Reformed Church, 1989. 47p.
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.
Llanvaches Parish; Statistics; Area 2108 acres; Population 161 males, 130 females, total 291
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Llanfaches / Llanvaches, St Dyfrig's Church (St Dubritius in English)- records with the Gwent RO Baptisms Marriages Banns Burials 1796-1973 1796-1971 1826-1973 1796-1812 Bishops Transcripts 1725-44, 1746-8, 1750-3, 1755-1865, 1867-70, 1872-85 - records with the NLW
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- 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 Llanvaches in the County of Monmouth - on the People's Collection Wales site
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