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Llanvair Kilgeddin, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanvair Kilgeddin, a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Usk, 2¼ miles NE by N of Nantyderry station on the G.W.R., 5 NW of Usk, and 5 SE of Abergavenny. Post town, Abergavenny; telegraph office, Llanvihangel Gobion. Acreage, 1808; population, 290. A suspension bridge here spans the Usk. There is a parish room and an institute and library. Pant-y-Goitre and Llanfair Grange are the chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £329 with residence. Patron, Lord Tredegar. The church was restored in 1876, and is very beautifully decorated with mural sgraffitto work It has a good E window. The old oak screen and chancel roof are rich in wood carving.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLlanvair-Kilgidin St. Mary 
HundredAbergavenny 
Poor Law unionAbergavenny 
Registration districtAbergavenny1837 - 1935

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


Civil Registration

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