In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cemais Comawndwr like this:
KEMEYS-COMMANDER, a parish in Pontypool district, Monmouth; on the river Usk, 3 miles NW by N of Usk r. station. Post town, Usk, under Newport, Monmouth. Acres, 500. Real property, £6 43. Pop., 76. Houses, 17. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £53. Patron, Montague Gore, Esq. The church was recently in disrepair.
Cemais Comawndwr is now part of Monmouthshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Monmouthshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cemais Comawndwr itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cemais Comawndwr in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd March 2017
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