Records relating to the Diocese of Monmouth and Diocese of Llandaff, [16th century]-[20th century].
Church in Wales Parish Records of the Diocese of Monmouth
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Diocese of Monmouth was the first diocese to be created by the Disestablished Church in Wales in 1921 and was formed from the Archdeaconry of Monmouth in the old Diocese of Llandaff. The Archdeaconry of Monmouth was created in 1844 and was mainly comprised of the historic county of Monmouthshire. For administrative purposes the diocese was divided into archdeaconries, rural deaneries and parishes.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Church in Wales, Diocese of Monmouth, catalogue; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997); A Short History of the Diocese of Monmouth (www.churchinwales.org.uk/monmouth/diocese/history), viewed 4 October 2005.
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