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Llanfihangel Troddi / Mitchel Troy

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"MITCHEL-TROY, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 2½ miles S.W. of Monmouth, its post town. It is situated on the southern bank of the river Trothy. The village consists of a few farmhouses and cottages. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £221 10s. The living is a rectory* with the curacy of Cwmcarvan annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff, value £398. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, has a tower which has an inscription on the wall of the S.W. angle, probably respecting the founder of the church. In the churchyard is an ancient cross." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

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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.

Mitchel Troy Parish; Statistics; Area 2000 acres; Population 185 males, 175 females, total 360

  • St Michael's Parish Church    Attendance - (average) morning 60 + 22 scholars, afternoon 100 (alternate?)    1 service in Engl;ish     H G Talbot, Rector

  • Ebynezer Chapel, Wesleyan                Erected 1843     Attendance - afternoon 51      William Baker, Minister, St James's St, Monmouth
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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.
      Llanfihangel Troddi / Mitchel Troy, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO
      BaptismsMarriagesBurials
      1590-1717, 1728-18891590-1717, 1728-19701590-1717, 1728-1923
      Bishops Transcripts1725-1865, 1879-83 - records with the NLW
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
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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 Mitchel Troy in the County of Monmouth - on the People's Collection Wales site

    You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO493098 (Lat/Lon: 51.78414, -2.736153), Llanfihangel Troddi / Mitchel Troy which are provided by: