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Penteri / Penterry

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"PENTERRY, a parish in the upper division of Caldicott hundred, county Monmouth, 3 miles N.W. of Chepstow, its post town, and 10 from Monmouth. The parish, which is of small extent, is situated near the river Wye. There is no village, only a few farmhouses. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff; value £65, in the patronage of the chapter." [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.

Penterry Parish; Statistics; Area 479 acres; Population 17 males, 17 females, total 34

  • Penterry Parish Church    Attendance - (average) morning 20, afternoon 42(alternate?)   "There is no Sunday School in the parish. The numbers of children above 5 and under 14, is 4.......The Sunday School at Chapel Hill supplies in great degree the deficiency being distant only a mile and a quarter"      1 service in English           Davies Jones, Perpetual Curate

    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.
      Penteri / Penterry, St Mary's Church - records with the Gwent RO
      Baptisms Marriages Burials
      1726-1812 1721-1805, 1813-34 1723-1809
      Bishops Transcripts 1727, 1729-70, 1772, 1776-1815, 1817-24, 1826-76 - records with the NLW
      Bishops Transcripts 1877 - records with the Gwent RO
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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