Towns & Parishes
"BETTWYS-NEWYDD, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Ragland, in the county of Monmouth, 5 miles to the N.W. of Usk, its post town. The living is a perpetual curacy attached to the vicarage of Llanarth, in the diocese of Llandaff. The parochial charities amount to £5 per annum. Bettws Lodge is the chief residence."
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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.
Bettws-Newydd parish ; Statistics; Area 1122 acres, population 71 males, 70 females, total 141
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Betws Newydd / Bettwsnewydd, St Aeddan's Church - records with the NLW|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1726, 1728-1821, 1823-4, 1826, 1832-76 - records with the NLW
(see also Llan-arth)
Bettws Newydd - on wikipedia
Bettws Newydd - on geograph.org.uk
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 10 March 2011)
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