Status: Ancient Parish
Alternative names: Llanfrother, Llanrothall
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1740
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
LLANROTHALL, or LLANFROTHER, a parish in the district of Monmouth and county of Hereford; on the river Monnow, at the boundary with Monmouth, 5 miles NW by N of Monmouth r. station. Post town, Monmouth. Acres, 1,630. Real property, £1,715. Pop., 107. Houses, 23. A college was founded here, in the 6th century, by St. Dubricins; and has left some vestiges. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £206. Patron, J. Price, Esq. The name Llanrothall signifies “brother’s church.”
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Llanrothal Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858
Llanrothal is a small parish, in Wormelow Hundred, Monmouth Union, and Hereford archdeaconry and bishopric, on the Hereford and Monmouth road, 9 miles south-west from Ross, 5 north-north-west from Monmouth, 15 south from Hereford, and 141 ½ west from London. The living is a vicarage; the Rev. J. D. Waterston of Monmouth is the vicar. The population, in 1851, was 113, and the number of acres 1,630. The soil is loamy; the subsoil is chiefly rock.
Skenchill, Parkside, the Cwm, and Tregate, are places here.
Letters through Monmouth, which is the nearest money order office.
Cecil John, farmer, Skenchill
Cecil Thomas, farmer, Parkside
Drew Malten, farmer, Upper Cwm
Morgan Francis, miller, Tregate mill
Parry Thomas, farmer, Tregate house
Pride Henry, farmer, the Cwm
Walters Thomas, parish clerk
Yeomans Henry, farmer, Llanrothal farm
Source: Edward Cassey & Co.: History, Topography, and Directory of Herefordshire. Printed by William Bailey, 107, Fishergate 1858.
Llanrothal Through Time
Llanrothal is now part of Herefordshire district.
Civil Registration District: Monmouth
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Archenfield
Poor Law Union: Monmouth