Llanelen  Monmouthshire


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

LLANELLEN, a parish, with a village, in Abergavenny district, Monmouth; on the river Usk and the Brecon canal, near the Hereford and Newport railway, 2½ miles S of Abergavenny. Post town, Abergavenny. Acres, 2,536. Real property, £2,529. Pop., 373. Houses, 79. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £105. Patron, T. Swinnerton, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Helen, and is old but good. Charities, £7.

Llanelen through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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