In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cwmcarfan like this:
CWMCARVAN, a parish in the district and county of Monmouth; on an affluent of the river Trothy, 2¾ miles ESE of Dingestow r. station, and 3¾ SW by S of Monmouth. Post town, Monmouth. Acres, 2, 875. Real property, £2, 276. Pop., 332. Houses, 65. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Mitchel-Troy, in the diocese of Llandaff. The church was reported in 1859 as bad. Charities, £8.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cwmcarfan in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th April 2017
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