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Llancillo, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Llancillo, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Monnow, at the boundary with Monmouthshire, 2½ miles SW of Pohtrilas station on the G.W.R., and 4 SSW of Abbeydore. Post town, Abergavenny; money order and telegraph office, Pontrilas. Acreage, 1086; population, 60. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Eowl-stone, in the diocese of Hereford, The church is ancient, and was restored in 1894-95. A tree-covered mound marks the site of a former Border stronghold.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLlancillo St. Peter 
Poor Law unionDore 
Registration districtDore1837 - 1838
Registration districtHereford1838 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Llancillo from 1837 to 1838 you should search for the Dore Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llancillo from 1838 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Llancillo from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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