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Henllys, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Henllys, a parish in Monmouthshire, on a branch of the river Usk, near the Cromlin Canal, 1½ mile NNE of Tydu station on the Newport, Ebbw Vale, and Nantyglo section of the G.W.R., and 4½ miles NW of Newport. Post town, Newport. Acreage, 2663; population of the civil parish, 392; of the ecclesiastical, 499. There is a colliery. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Bettws annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff; net value,, £170. Patron, the Bishop of Llan-daff. The church is ancient There is a Baptist chapel and a board school.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishHenllis St. Peter 
HundredWentlloog 
Poor Law unionNewport 
Registration districtNewport1837 - 1936
Registration districtCaerleon1936 - 1974

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


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