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Michaelstone y Vedw, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Michaelstone-y-Vedw, a hamlet and a parish in Monmouthshire. The hamlet lies on the river Rhymney, at the boundary with Glamorgan, 2½ miles NW of Marshfield station on the G.W.R., and 5 SW of Newport. It has a post and telegraph office under Cardiff; money order office, Castleton. Acreage of parish, 1093; population, 198. The ecclesiastical parish contains also the hamlet of Llanvedw in Glamorgan. Population, 275. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £302 with residence. The church is ancient, partly of the 13th century, and contains an old font. There is an endowed school with £64 a year.

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 parishMichaelstone-Le-Vedw St. Michael 
Poor Law unionNewport 

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