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Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanvetherine, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Trothy, 4 miles SE by E of Llanfihangel station on the G.W.K., and 5 NE by E of Abergavenny, with a post office under Abergavenny; money order office, Abergavenny; telegraph office, Llantilio Crossenny. Acreage, 2169; population, 193. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £222 with residence. Patron, the Marquis of Abergavenny. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1870. Tliere is a Baptist 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 parishLlanvetherine St. James the Elder 
Poor Law unionAbergavenny 
Registration districtAbergavenny1837 - 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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