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KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE 1901

Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire,1901
The proprietors trust that the present Edition of Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire may be found at least equal in accuracy to the previous ones. Every place in Monmouthshire, and every parish will again be found to be included in the book. The Letters M.O.O. and S.B. are abbreviations adopted by H.M. Post Office to represent Money Order Office and Savings Bank.
LLANSANTFFRAED

LLANSANTFFRAED is a parish, on the road from Abergavenny to Usk, containing only 4 houses, and 5 miles south-east from Abergavenny and about 2 east from Penpergwm railway station on the Great Western line from Abergavenny to Newport, in the Northern division of the county, hundred, petty sessional division, union and county court district of Abergavenny, rural deanery of Raglan, archdeaconry of Monmouth, and diocese of Llandaff.

The church of St. Bridget is an ancient building, situated in the grounds of Llansantffraed Court, and was restored in 1858; it consists of chancel, nave, south porch and a western turret containing 2 bells:there are memorials in the chancel to the ancestors of the Jones and Herbert families: there are 55 sittings. In the churchyard is an ancient stone cross. The register dates from the year 1753. The living is a. rectory, annexed to Llanvihangel, near Usk, joint net Yearly value 144, in the gift of Col.Ivor J. C. Herbert, C.B., C.M.G., and Sir Arthur John Fludyer, bart., alternately, and held since 1900 by the Rev. John Rees, L.th., of Durham University, who resides at Llanvihangel, near Usk..

Llansantffraed Court, the residence of Major Edmund Herbert J.P. is in this parish. Col. Ivor John Caradoc Herbert, C.B., C.M.G., of Llanarth Court, is lord of the manor and landowner.

The soil is gravelly ; subsoil, marl and clay. The area is 290 acres, rateable value, 318, and the population in 1891 was 20.

Letters through Abergavenny. Penpergwn is the nearest money order office. Llanvihangel Gobion is the nearest telegraph office, about one mile distant

Herbert Major Edmund, J.P., Llansantffraed court; & Boodle's club, St. James', London SW
David Evan, Llansantffraed farm


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