Church in Wales Parish Records of the Diocese of Monmouth

Scope and Content

Records relating to the Diocese of Monmouth and Diocese of Llandaff, [16th century]-[20th century].

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 (, viewed 4 October 2005.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Related Material

The main archive of the Diocese of Llandaff are National Library of Wales, Llandaff Diocese.