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BETWS NEWYDD / BETTWSNEWYDD, Monmouthshire

"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."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

 

Church History

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

Church Records

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Description and Travel

Bettws Newydd - on wikipedia

Bettws Newydd - on geograph.org.uk

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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks  - 10 March 2011)

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