Abergavenny Hundred

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Abergavenny
Abergavenny hundred.png
Abergavenny within Monmouthshire
Geography
Statushundred
1831 area78,290 acres (316.8 km2)[1]
History
Created1542
Demography
1851 population50,086[1]
1861 population54,742[1]
Subdivisions
TypeDivisions
UnitsHigher and Lower
 
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Abergavenny
Abergavenny hundred.png
Abergavenny within Monmouthshire
Geography
Statushundred
1831 area78,290 acres (316.8 km2)[1]
History
Created1542
Demography
1851 population50,086[1]
1861 population54,742[1]
Subdivisions
TypeDivisions
UnitsHigher 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

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

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