Place:Bwlch Trewyn, Monmouthshire, Wales

NameBwlch Trewyn
Alt namesTrewynsource: settlement in parish
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates51.898°N 2.979°W
Located inMonmouthshire, Wales     (1844 - 1974)
Also located inHerefordshire, England     (1844 - )
Gwent, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Monmouthshire (principal area), Wales     (1996 - )
See alsoCwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Walesparish in which it was located
Abergavenny Rural, Monmouthshire, Walesrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Crucornau Fawr, Monmouthshire, Walescivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Bwlch Trewyn from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"BWLCH-TREWYN, a hamlet in Cwmyoy parish, Monmouth; on the river Monnow, 5½ miles N of Abergavenny. It has a post office, of the name of Bwlch, under Crickhowell. Acres: 635. Real property: £654. Population: 95. Houses: 17."

Bwlch Trewyn was located in Herefordshire, England until 1844 where it was a hamlet in the parish of Cwmyoy. It continued to be part of Cwmyoy until the 1890s when it was made a separate civil parish in Abergavenny Rural District. It is located east of Cwmyoy and south of Oldcastle. Both places are north of Abergavenny.

Trewyn is a settlement within the parish and Bwlch means "a pass".

In 1935, in a move to reduce the number of parishes within Abergavenny Rural District, Bwlch Trewyn was absorbed into the civil parish of Crucornau Fawr.

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