The church was dedicated in 1101 by Bernard, chaplain to Henry I, in the presence of Gwethenoc, the founder, and Abbot William of Saumur in Anjou. The church was rebuilt in 1882, retaining Norman remains and the 14th century tower.
This most unusual gravestone has a "wordsearch" type inscription which reads "Here lies John Renie" in every direction. Start at the large central "H".
W. Howse was a saddler in Monmouth.
Eleanor was the wife of George Bennett, a pawnbroker, who died in 1826.
Elizabeth Powles was "for Several Years Principal Treble in the Choir of St Mary's Church".
"Reader only stand and think That I am in Eternity And thou art on the brink."
A careful look at this memorial tablet to the Phillpott family reveals that the inscription appears to have been made on top of an earlier inscription.
Robert Bevan was a Physician for more than thirty years to both the poor and the rich.