Place:Llanvetherine, Monmouthshire, Wales

Alt namesLlanfferrinsource: Family History Library Catalog
Llanwytherinsource: Family History Library Catalog
Llanwytherinsource: A Vision of Britain through Time
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.851°N 2.924°W
Located inMonmouthshire, Wales     ( - 1974)
Also located inGwent, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Monmouthshire (principal area), Wales     (1996 - )
See alsoAbergavenny Hundred, Monmouthshire, Waleshundred in which it was located
Abergavenny Rural, Monmouthshire, Walesrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Grosmont Fawr, Monmouthshire, Walescivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Llanvetherine (Welsh: Llanwytherin) is a village in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is located five miles northeast of Abergavenny on the B4521 road to Ross-on-Wye. The name comes from the Welsh "Saint Gwytherin".

Llanvetherine is near Whitecastle, one of three important border castles built by the Marcher Lords after the Norman invasion of Wales to control this sector of the Welsh Marches. Offa's Dyke passes through the village.

The village has a church, dedicated to St. James the Elder.

It was a civil parish in the Abergavenny Rural District from 1894 until 1935. In 1935, in a move to reduce the number of parishes within Abergavenny Rural District, Llanvetherine was absorbed into the civil parish of Grosmont Fawr.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Llanvertherine.

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