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Llanvapley, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanvapley, a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Trothy, 4 miles E of Abergavenny. It has a post office under Abergavenny; money order office, Abergavenny; telegraph office, Llantilio Crossenny. Acreage, 845; population, 113. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; tithe commuted at £160, and about —£95 rent from glebe. Patron, the Marquis of Abergavenny. The church is dedicated to St Mapley, and was restored in 1861. There is a Congregational 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 parishLlanvapley St. Mapley 
Poor Law unionAbergavenny 
Registration districtAbergavenny1837 - 1935

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

Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanvapley from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Abergavenny Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

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RegionSouth Wales