Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Llanfrother, Llanrothall

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1740
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

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].

Parish Records

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Birth Marriage and Death Records

England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973 

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977


Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Grave Indexes

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Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920


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.


Vision of Britain historical maps

Llanrothal Through Time

Llanrothal is now part of Herefordshire district.



Social Structure

Agriculture & Land Use


Boundary map

Census reports

Administration and Boundary Changes


County: Herefordshire
Civil Registration District: Monmouth
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Hereford
Rural Deanery: Archenfield
Poor Law Union: Monmouth
Hundred: Wormelow
Province: Canterbury

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