Place:


Cwmyoy  Monmouthshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cwmyoy like this:

CWMYOY, a parish in the district of Abergavenny, and counties of Monmouth and Hereford; on the river Honddu, under the Black mountains, 2¾ miles NW of Llanfihangel r. station, and 6½ N of Abergavenny. It contains the hamlets of Fwthog and Bwlch-Trewyn, and the abbey of Llanthouy; and its post town is Llanfihangel-Crucorney, under Abergavenny. ...


Acres, 10, 366. Real property, £3, 303. Pop., 649. Houses, 143. The property is divided among a few. The surface includes grand mountain and glen scenery. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £68. Patron, John Morgan, Esq. The church is good.

Cwmyoy through time

Cwmyoy is now part of Monmouthshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Monmouthshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cwmyoy itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cwmyoy in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14565

Date accessed: 13th December 2017


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