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Llanthewy Vach, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanthewy Vach, a parish in Monmouthshire, on an affluent of the river Usk, S½ miles E by N of Caerleon station on the G.W.R., and 5 SE of Pontypool. Post town, Caerleon, under Newport. Acreage, 1355; population of the civil parish, 166; of the ecclesiastical, 242. The living is annexed to the rectory of Llandegveth, in the diocese of Llandaff; joint net value, £189 with residence. The church was erected in 1857 on the site of a previous one.

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 parishLlanthewy-Vach St. David 
Poor Law unionPont-y-Pool 
Registration districtPontypool1837 - 1935

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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