Llanvaches, a parish in Monmouthshire, near Went Wood, 3½ miles N bv E of Magor station on the South Wales section of the G.W.R., and 64- WSW of Chepstow. Post town, Newport; money order office, Magor; telegraph office, Caerleon. Acreage, 2093; population, 232. An ancient castle has entirely disappeared. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £135 with residence. Patron, Lord Tredegar. The church is dedicated to St Dubricius, and has a saddleback tower. There are Congregational, Baptist, and Bible Christian chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Llanvaches St. Maches|
|Poor Law union||Newport|
|Registration district||Newport||1837 - 1936|
|Registration district||Caerleon||1936 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanvaches from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newport Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanvaches from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Caerleon Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Llanvaches from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Llanvaches (St. Maches))
Online maps of Llanvaches are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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