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Llanishen, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanishen, a parish in Monmouthshire, near Olway Brook, 4 miles E by S of Llandenny station on the G.W.R., and 7 SSW of Monmouth. It has a post office under Chepstow; money order office, Trelleck; telegraph office, Tintern. Acreage, 1575; population of the civil parish, 202; of the ecclesiastical, 214. The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Trelleck Grange annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £120 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Beaufort. The church is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishLlanishen St. Denis 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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Civil Registration

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtNP16
Post TownChepstow