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Llanwern, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanwern, a parish in Monmouthshire, 4 miles E of Newport. It has a station on the South Wales section of the G.W.R., and its post town is Newport; money order and telegraph office, Main dee. Acreage, 1716; population of the civil parish, 24; of the ecclesiastical with Bishton, 190. The property, with Llanwern House, belonged formerly to the Vanes. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Bishton annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff; gross value, £250 with residence. The church was restored in 1865.

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 parishLlanwern St. Mary 
Poor Law unionNewport 
Registration districtNewport1837 - 1936
Registration districtCaerleon1936 - 1974

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

Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanwern from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newport Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanwern from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Caerleon Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtNP18
Post TownNewport