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Kemeys Commander, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Kemeys Commander, a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Usk, 1 mile SW of Nantyderry station on the G.W.R., and 3 miles NW by N of Usk. Post town, Usk, under Newport. Acreage, 508; population, 61. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, JE53. The church is ancient.

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 CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishKemeys-Commander All Saints 
Poor Law unionPont-y-Pool 
Registration districtPontypool1837 - 1935

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtNP15
Post TownUsk