Cwmyoy, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire Family History Guide
Cwmyoy is an Ancient Parish in Herefordshire but mostly in Monmouthshire.
Other places in the parish include: Toothog and Fwthog.
Alternative names: Cwmvoy
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Michael
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1708
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1687
Nonconformists include: Baptist
Parishes adjacent to Cwmyoy
- Llanwenarth Citra
- Upper Cwmvoy
- Lower Cwmvoy
- Llanvihangel Crucorney
- Llantilo Pertholey – Citra Division
Historical Descriptions of Cwmyoy
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
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 Llanthony; 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.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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County: Herefordshire and Monmouthshire
Civil Registration District: Abergavenny
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Brecon
Diocese: St David’s
Rural Deanery: Brecknock
Poor Law Union: Abergavenny
Hundred: Ewyas Lacey