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Pillgwenlly, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Pillgwenlly, an ecclesiastical parish in Newport, St Woolos parish, Monmouthshire, on the river Usk, immediately below Newport. It contains the Newport Docks and part of Newport town, and has a post and money order office (T.S.O.) under Newport. It was constituted in 1864. Population, 14,968. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £283. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church of Holy Trinity was built in 1848, and is in The Early English style. St Stephen's at the Docks is a chapel of ease built in 1884. See NEWPORT.

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


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