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Gwemesney, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Gwemesney, a parish in Monmouthshire, near Olway Brook, 2½ miles E by N of Usk. Post town, Usk, under Newport. Acreage, 545; population, 52. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value,, £91 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Beaufort. The church is ancient.

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 parishGwernesney St. Michael 
Poor Law unionPont-y-Pool 

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