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Slater's Directory of Monmouthshire 1868

ABERGAVENNY [1868]

including all references to

GOVION & LLANWENARTH ULTRA


LLANWENARATH ULTRA in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, is a parish of some extent: it was formerly united with Llanewenarth Citra but is now a distinct parish. It contains the village of Govilon, in which is situated a church; a handsome stone ediface dedicated to Christ. There is an iron works here, also a station on the Merthyr, Tredegar, and Abergavenny section of the London & North West Railway. The village is about two and half miles from Abergavenny. Population of the parish in 1861: 2,096.

Post Office, Govilon, Ebenezer Williams (Post Master). Letters from all parts arrive (from Abergavenny) at twenty minutes past seven morning, and are dispatched at half past four afternoon.

NOBILITY, GENTRY & CLERGY
Rev George Faithful, Llanwenarth
Rev George Grove, Govilon
James Humphreys Esq, Great House, Govilon
Rev Richard Johns, Govilon
Mr Walter Lewis, Govilon

National School Ellen Pritchard (Mistress), Henry Nicholls (Master)
Agents (Commission) Thomas Jones, Llanwenarth Ultra


BLACKSMITHS
Vaughan William, Govilon


COAL MERCHANTS
Tomkins Henry, Govilon


FARMERS
Bartlett Timothy, Llanwenarth Ultra
Brown, Thomas, Llanwenarth Ultra
Davies William, Llanwenarth Ultra
Ellis James, Llanwenarth Ultra
Griffiths Isaac, Govilon
Harris John, Llanwenarth Ultra
Hiley Ann, Llanwenarth Ultra
Isaacs Thomas, Govilon
Jones John, Govilon
Jones Richard, Govilon
Jones William, Llanwenarth Ultra
Joshua Joshua, Llanwenarth Ultra
Lewis Edwin, Llanwenarth Ultra & Govilon
Lewis Walter & Joshua, Llanwenarth Ultra
Lewis William, Llanwenarth Ultra
Mathew William, Govilon
Morgan Walter, Llanwenarth Ultra
Parry Margaret, Govilon
Parry William, Llanwenarth Ultra
Pritchard David, Llanwenarth Ultra
Tomkins Henry, Llanwenarth Ultra
Watkins Elizabeth, Llanwenarth Ultra


INSURANCE AGENT
Lewis Walter, Govilon


HAY & STRAW DEALERS
Mathew William - Govilon
Thomas Samual, Govilon


MALSTER
Brown Thomas


MILLER
Axial William
Griffiths Isaac


SHOPKEEPERS & DEALERSHIP, GROCERS & SUNDRIES
Griffiths Charles
Jones Joshua


TAVERNS & PUBLIC HOUSES
Addis Henry Butchers Arms
Davies John Green Dragon
Lewis William Lamb
Knight William Lamb & Flag
Hopkins John New Inn
Phillips George Old 3 Cocks
Morris William Pudlers Arms
James Sarah Royal Oak
Morris William Victoria
Minton T.P. White Lion


RETAILERS OF BEER
George William, Llanwenarth Ultra


MISCELLANEOUS
Jones Thomas, Nail inspector
Lewis Walter, Deputy registrar of births, deaths, marriages
Sharpe George, Iron Rod, Wire Rod Manufacturer


PLACES OF WORSHIP
Christ Church, Govilon
Baptist, Govilon


REGISTRARS
Lewis Walter, Deputy Registrar

 
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