Abergavenny Hundred

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Abergavenny
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Abergavenny within Monmouthshire
Area
 - 1831 78,290 acres (316.8 km2)[1]
Population
 - 1851 50,086[1]
 - 1861 54,742[1]
History
 - Created 1542
Status hundred
Subdivisions
 - Type Divisions
 - Units Higher and Lower

Abergavenny was an ancient hundred of Monmouthshire.

It was situated in the northern part of the county, bounded on the north by Herefordshire; on the east by the hundreds of Skenfrith, Raglan, and Usk; on the south by Wentloog hundred; and on the west by Wentloog and Brecknockshire.

It contained the following ancient parishes:

The administration of the area is now divided between the local authorities of Monmouthshire, Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent. Part is within the area of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c John Marius Wilson, Abergavenny, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

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