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Llanbadog / Llanbadock

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"LLANBADDOCK, (or Llanbadog), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 1½ mile S. of Usk, its post town, and 5 miles E. of Pontypool. The river Usk, which flows through the parish, is here crossed by a stone bridge leading to the town of Usk. The village is situated on the road from Caerleon to Usk, which for some distance occupies the space between the river bank and a wooded precipice. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £72. The church is dedicated to St. Madocus. The charities, including £8 to Hughe's school, produce about £15 per annum. There is a Sunday-school. In the vicinity are traces of the old Roman road Julia Strata." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)



  • Barrow, Jan. Researching the history of a humble dwelling : [Glan-y-nant, Llanbadog]. Country Quest 30/4 (1989), p. 36-7.
  • Bradney, Joseph A. Registrum antiquum de Llanbadog in comitatu Monumethensi, 1582-1709. London : Mitchell, Hughes, and Clarke, 1919. 32p . "The register here printed is from a copy ... which was made in the year 1839 by Lady Phillipps, the wife of Sir Thomas Phillipps of Middle Hill, baronet"--Introd.

Church History

Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by   I.G   Jones, & D. Williams. UWP,  Cardiff, 1976. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.  Check with  Gwent RO to see what extant records are held, and possible names of chapels/churches established after 1851.

Llanbaddock Parish; Statistics; Area 3465 acres; Population 216 males, 202 females, total 418

  • Llanbaddock Parish Church    Attendance - morning 30    1 service in English    Incumbent, Arthur Williams
  • Glascoed Chapel, Llanbadock, Baptist      Erected 1821       Attendance (average) - morning 50 + 25 scholars, afternoon 45 scholars, evening 150 + 40 scholars       Joseph Lewis, Assistant Preacher for Rev Rees Rees, Minister

    Church Records

    See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

    • This list of parish records is intended as a rough guide to coverage only. Their location as stated should be confirmed with the appropriate Record Office prior to any visit.
      Llanbadog / Llanbadock, St Madocus Church - records with the incumbent (Gwent RO survey 1966)
      Baptisms & Burials Marriages
      1582-1709 1592-1708
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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