Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is a county in south east Wales. The name derives from the historic county of Monmouthshire of which it covers the eastern 60%. The largest town is Abergavenny. Other towns and large villages are Caldicot, Chepstow, Monmouth, Magor and Usk.

Read more about MonmouthshireHistoric County, Principal Area, Places of Interest

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Monmouthshire - Places of Interest
... See List of places in Monmouthshire for a list of settlements in the principal area ... Walk Offa's Dyke Llanthony Priory Tintern Abbey Usk Usk Valley Walk Abergavenny Monmouthshire Brecon Canal Marches Way Monnow Valley Walk Caldicot Castle The Kymin Scenic Railway Line Gloucester to Newport ...
Sir Trevor Williams, 1st Baronet - Political Career
... He was elected MP for Monmouthshire in 1667 for the Cavalier Parliament in a strongly contested by-election election against the Marquis of Worcester's nominee ... elected MP for Monmouth again in March 1679 for the First Exclusion Parliament and MP for Monmouthshire in October 1679 for the Second Exclusion Parliament as a member of the grouping which later became known as ... In 1681 Williams was re-elected MP for Monmouthshire ...
St Pierre, Monmouthshire - St Pierre Pill
... The harbour originally covered a much larger area, later silted up, and is believed to be the site of an important post-Roman harbour, associated with legends of St Tewdric ... A ninth century source which refers to the harbour as Porth-is-Coed - a name later used for the nearby village of Portskewett - also provides the first description of the tidal cycle in Britain ...
Clifford Cory - Politics
... Cory was also High Sheriff of Monmouthshire for 1905 ... He also served as a Justice of the Peace for Glamorgan and Monmouthshire and was a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Glamorgan ... adopted as parliamentary candidate for the Tory seat of South Monmouthshire in 1893 which he unsuccessfully contested at the 1895 general election ...