Towns & Parishes
"BASSALEG, a parish in the upper and lower divisions of the hundred of Wentllooge, in the county of Monmouth, 3 miles to the W. of Newport. It is situated on the river Ebw, and contains the hamlets of Duffryn, Craig, and Rogerstope. It is a station on the Western Valleys branch of the Monmouthshire railway. The Monmouthshire canal passes through the parish."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Coplestone-Crowe, B. The foundation of the priories of Bassaleg and Malpas in the twelfth century. Monmouthshire Antiquary 14 (1998), p. 1-13.
See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re
The Rectorial Benefice of Bassaleg
Basaleg Church - on People's Collection Wales
Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants. Check with Gwent RO to see what extant records are held, and possible names of chapels/churches built after 1851.
Bassaleg parish; consisting of the hamlets of Duffryn, Graig and Rogerstone. Parish statistics; Area 6955 acres; Population 1095 males, 1067 females, total 2159
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Basaleg / Bassaleg, St Basil's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1742-62, 1768-1908||1743-1922||1933-50||1742-62, 1768-1922|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-31, 1735-75, 1777-1876 - records with the NLW|
Bassaleg - on wikipedia and wicipedia
Bassaleg photographs - on geograph.org.uk
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