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Kemeys Inferior, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Kemeys Inferior, a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Usk, 3 miles NE of Caerleon, and 3 N by E of Llan-wern station on the G.W.R. Post town, Caerleon, under Newport. Acreage, 1622; population, 122. More than a third of the area is woodland. The ancient manor house is now a farmhouse. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; gross value,, £112. The church is good.

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-Inferior All Saints 
Poor Law unionNewport 
Registration districtNewport1837 - 1936
Registration districtCaerleon1936 - 1974

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

Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Kemeys Inferior from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newport Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Kemeys Inferior from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Caerleon Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

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RegionSouth Wales