Newchurch  Monmouthshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Newchurch like this:

NEWCHURCH, a village and a parish in Chepstow district, Monmouth. The village stands near the source of Poolmerick brook, 4¾ miles S E by E of Llandenny r.station, and 5¾ N W by W of Chepstow. The parish is cut into two divisions, E and W; and comprises 5, 434acres. Post-town, Chepstow. ...

Real property of the E div., £2, 212. Pop., 561. Houses, 114. Real property of the W div., £1,064. Pop., 168. Houses, 36. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Llandaff. Value £166.* Patron, the Duke of Beaufort. The church was reported in 1859 as very bad. There are a chapel of ease at Devandean, and charities £8.

Newchurch through time

Newchurch is now part of Monmouthshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Monmouthshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newchurch itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newchurch in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2021

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