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Llan-wern / Llanwern

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"LLANWERN, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 4 miles E. of Newport, its post town. It is a station on the South Wales section of the Great Western railway. The wooded knolls and elevations to the right of the village are frequently capped with lias. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £100. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The principal residence is Llanwern House, the seat of the Rev. Sir C. Salusbury, Bart." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)



  • Llanwern works. British Steel Corporation, Llanwern Works, [1985?]
  • Lyes, Chris. Llanwern house. Gwent Local History 77 (1994), p. 49-56.


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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.

Llanwern Parish; Statistics; Area 701 acres; Population 10 males, 19 females, total 29

  • Llanwern Parish Church    Attendance - morning 60             "The congregation consists of individuals from the adjoining parishes as in the parish the Mansion House and one cottage are the only dwellings"     1 service in English        Charles Salusbury, Rector, Llanwern House

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.
    Llan-wern / Llanwern, St Mary's Church - records with the incumbent (Gwent RO survey 1965)
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1814+ 1820+ 1815+
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-31, 1759, 1762-1.816, 1818-21, 1834-67, 1869, 1871 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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Historical Geography

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Land and Property

Llanwern Park - on the People's Collection Wales site