Llanmartin (St. Martin)

LLANMARTIN (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Newport, division of Christchurch, hundred of Caldicot, county of Monmouth, 6 miles (E. by N.) from Newport; containing 162 inhabitants. It comprises 941a. 3r. 24p., of which 401 acres are arable, 396 meadow and pasture, and 106 woodland. The surface is varied; the soil is of a sandy nature, and the substratum affords stone of sufficiently good quality for the roads. The living is a discharged rectory, with that of Wilerick annexed, valued in the king's books at £4. 6. 10½.; net income, £208; patron, Thomas Perry, Esq. The tithes of Llanmartin have been commuted for £110, and the glebe comprises 20 acres. The church is in the early English style.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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