Shirenewton  Monmouthshire


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

SHIRE-NEWTON, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Chepstow district, Monmouth. The village stands 4 miles W of Chepstow r. station, and has a post-office under Chepstow. The parish comprises 3,544 acres. Real property, £3,772. Pop., 886. Houses, 195. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £310.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there is a national school.—The sub-district contains 16 parishes, and a part. Acres, 37,623. Pop., 4,893. Houses, 1,009.

Shirenewton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th June 2021

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