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Llanellen, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanellen, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The village lies under Blorenge Mountain, on the river Usk and the Monmouthshire Canal, 2 miles S of Abergavenny. It has a post office under Abergavenny; money order and telegraph office, Abergavenny. The parish comprises 2527 acres; population, 311. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £130 with residence. The church is dedicated to St Helen, and 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 parishLlanellen St. Helen 
Poor Law unionAbergavenny 
Registration districtAbergavenny1837 - 1935

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

Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanellen from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Abergavenny Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Postal districtNP7