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Llanhilleth or Llanhiddel, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanhilleth or Llanhiddel, a parish in Monmouthshire, on the Monmouthshire Canal and on the river Ebbw, 4½ miles WNW of Pontypool. It has a post and money order office under Crumlin (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Crumlin. It includes part of the villages of Aberbeeg, Six Bells, and Crumlin. The parish comprises 2009 acres; population, 1956. There are collieries and a brewery. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; gross value, £92 with residence. Patron, the Marquis of Abergavenny. The church is dedicated to St Ithel, was restored in 1893, and some old yew trees are near it. There are Congregational and Baptist chapels.

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

Administration

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Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLlanhileth St. Iltyd 
HundredAbergavenny 
Poor Law unionPont-y-Pool 

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