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A Monmouthshire Bibliography

Books of General Interest for Family Historians

Bibliography

  • Wiles, Eric. Publications of the Caerleon Antiquarian Association, later Monmouthshire and Caerleon Antiquarian Association, now Monmouthshire Antiquarian Association. Monmouthshire Antiquary 13 (1997), p.59-66.

Biography

  • Armstrong, Elizabeth             James Endell Tyler, 1789-1851, Part 1            Gwent Local History vol 72 1992      Welsh Journals Online    & Part 2   Gwent Local History 73 1992       Welsh Journals Online  & Part 3      Gwent Local History 74 1993      Welsh Journals Online
  • Davies, Marie           Famous People of Gwent: Anne Mansell MBE (nee Williams) of Tredegar               Gwent Local History vol 56 1984    Welsh Journals Online
  • Jones, Alan            The 'Squire of Maindiff': Crawshay Bailey, Junior, Landowner and Benefactor         Gwent Local History. No. 98 2005   Welsh Journals Online
  • Jones, Gwenllian V.   John Edward Lee : a Monmouthshire antiquary. Monmouthshire Antiquary 13 (1997), p.5-12.
  • Lewis, Harry               Sir Joseph Bradney: some miscellaneous notes       Gwent Local History vol 85 1998     Welsh Journals Online   
  • Lewis, Harry           Morgan John Lewis: an eighteenth century Welsh evangelist           Gwent Local History vol 87 1999    Welsh Journals Online   
  • Lewis, Peter         Walter Powell, MP (1842-1881) and the balloon Saladin            Gwent Local History. No. 91 2001 Welsh Journals Online
  • Robinson, Owen.             Myfanwy Haycock: a biographical note            Gwent Local History 75 1993      Welsh Journals Online
  • Twiston-Davies, Suzanne                Famous People of Gwent - Senator James J Davis, the Iron Puddler            Gwent Local History vol 52 1982    Welsh Journals Online       &  W H Davies, Super-Tramp  Gwent Local History vol 56 1984     Welsh Journals Online

Church History

  • Davies, Ebenezer T. An ecclesiastical history of Monmouthshire. Risca, Monmouthshire : Starsons, 1953.
  • Evans, J Daryll          Kitchin's Return, 1563             Gwent Local History 67  1989     Welsh Journals Online    &   Gwent Local History 69   1990   Welsh Journals Online
  • Evans, J Daryll            Clergy of the Old Gwent Parishes           Gwent Local History 71  1991     Welsh Journals Online
  • Gray, Madeleine. The last days of the chantries and shrines of Monmouthshire. Journal of the Welsh Ecclesiastical History 8 (1991), p.20-40.
  • Gray, Madeleine. The Clergy as remembrancers of the community : Lewis James, curate of Bedwellty 1633-1667, and the Civil War clergy of Monmouthshire. Monmouthshire Antiquary 16 (2000), p.113-20.
  • Johns, W N. Historical traditions and facts relating to the County of Monmouth / Part 6: The church during the puritan period. In; Johns, W. N. Historical traditions and facts relating to ancient Gwent or Siluria. Part 1: Prehistoric and Roman periods. 2nd ed. enlarged. Newport, Mon. : W.N. Johns, 1885. 77p.
  • Jones, J Gwynfor                 William Morgan, Translator of the Bible and Bishop of Llandaff           Gwent Local History 66   1989    Welsh Journals Online
  • Williams, David H. Ecclesiastical problems in Monmouthshire. Monmouthshire Antiquary 15 (1999), p.54-5.
  • Wright, Arthur. The church bells of Monmouthshire : their inscriptions and founders, with a chapter upon the Chepstow foundry. Cardiff : William Lewis (printers) ltd., 1942. 134p.

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

  • Ifans, Dafydd [ed]. Cofrestri Anghydfurol Cymru/ Nonconformist Registers of Wales. Aberystwyth, 1994. This book includes Ordnance Survey references for listed chapels.
  • Jones, I.G. & Williams, D. The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Cardiff, 1976.
  • MacDonald, R W. The Parish Registers of Wales, National Library of Wales journal. 1976, Winter. Volume XIX/4.
  • Williams, C.J. and Watts-Williams, J. Cofrestri Plwyf Cymru: Parish Registers of Wales (National Index of Parish Registers, Vol. 13). Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, Second edition,2000. This book has been used as a source of data of parish records and bishop's transcripts on the Genuki parish pages.

Description and Travel

  • A pocket guide through Monmouthshire...also, directions for travellers making the tour of South Wales... 2nd ed. Usk : James Henry Clark, 1839. 104p.
  • Bissell, A F. In the steps of John Ogilby : some old roads of Monmouthshire and Brecknockshire. Abergavenny : Derek Bissell, 2001. Traces the routes surveyed by John Ogilby and mapped in his Britannia atlas of 1675 and includes plates reproduced from that work.
  • Bissell, Derek        Some seventeenth century roads in Gwent; John Ogilby's brittania, 1775        Gwent Local History vol 99 2005         Welsh Journals Online
  • Black's guide to the counties of Hereford & Monmouth, described in alphabetical order. 8th ed. Edinburgh : Adam & Charles Black, 1886. 174p.
  • Caux, Harry de. Monmouthshire : Gwent : a sketchbook. [Newport] : [Starling Press] [199-?] 68p.
  • Cooke, George, A. Topographical and statistical description of the county of Monmouth. London : Printed for C. Cooke, [18--]
  • Cornish, Anthony. Monmouthshire. Salisbury : Frith, 2002. 128p.
  • Coxe, William. An historical tour in Monmouthshire. New ed. Cardiff : Merton Priory Press, 1995. 433 p (Originally; An historical tour in Monmouthshire : illustrated with views by Sir R.C. Hoare, Bart. a new map of the county, and other engravings. London : Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, 1801. Luke Hansard, printer, [1801])
  • Evans, Herbert A. Monmouthshire. Cambridge, University press, 1915. 183p
  • Hando, Fred J. Monmouthshire sketch book : by Fred J. Hando. Newport : R. H. Johns, 1954. 81p
  • Haynes, Kenneth. Here and there on the Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal : a sketch book. Risca : Ken Haynes, 1988. 72p
  • Heath, Charles. Historical sketches of Monmouthshire. 18??. 56p.
  • Hidden treasures : Monmouthshire. Peterborough : Young Writers, 2002. 219p
  • Jones, Adolphe G. Half hours in Monmouthshire : dealing with the historical, geographical, industrial and antiquarian features of the county ... Newport, Mon. : J. E. Southall, 1906. 180p
  • Lambert, William. The beauties of Monmouthshire. Chepstow : W. Lambert, pr., [c.1812] 277p
  • Monmouthshire - articles about various parishes in Monmouthshire by Sir Joseph Alfred Bradney. Edited by M Gray.   (journals/articles on NLW's site)   South Wales Record Society vol 8  1993
  • Noel, Philip Rymer     The river               Gwent Local History. No. 93 2002   Welsh Journals Online
  • Phillips, Roger     From London to St Mellons in 1809          Gwent Local History vol 64 1988    Welsh Journals Online
  • Pinnock, William. The history and topography of the County of Monmouth : with biographical sketches, &c. and a neat map of the County. London : [Davidson, pr.], [1820]. 70p
  • Searle, Elsa J. The rivers of Monmouthshire : a geomorphological study. Llandybie : C. Davies, 1970. 158p
  • Wade, George W. Monmouthshire, : With 32 illustrations, four plans, and four maps. London : Methuen & co, [1909?] 275p
  • Warren, Graham J. Monmouthshire : English or Welsh? Gwent Family History Society Journal. 60 (2000), p.17-19
  • Wyndham, Henry P. A gentleman's tour through Monmouthshire and Wales : in the months of June and July, 1774. A new edition : to which is added, an account of a journey into Wales, by George Lord Lyttleton. London : Printed for T. Evans, 1781. 246p

Emigration and Immigration

  • Lucas, David Dr             From Gwent to the land of gold              Gwent Local History vol 80 1996     Welsh Journals Online

Genealogy

  • Jones, Judy  MA          Monmouthshire Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1560-1601          Gwent Local History vol 72 1992      Welsh Journals Online
  • Longstaff, B M. Monmouthshire families : memorandum concerning the ancestors and descendants of Sir Caradoc Fraich-Fras. Gwent Family History Society Journal 37 (1994), p.32-4.
  • Pitman, Liz              Some Monmouthshire Wills        Gwent Local History. No. 91 2001 Welsh Journals Online
  • Tenison, Richard Hanbury. The Hanburys of Monmouthshire. [S.l.] : Richard Hanbury Tenison, 1995. 383p.

History

  • Allen, Richard & Simone Clark          Dissertations and theses with Gwent interest 1887-1996        Gwent Local History 82 1997     Welsh Journals Online
  • Bagnall-Oakley, M E. An account of some of the rude stone monuments and ancient burial mounds in Monmouthshire. Monmouthshire & Caerleon Antiquarian Association, 1889.
  • Barber, Chris. Portraits of the past : the industrial heritage of old Monmouthshire. Abergavenny : Blorenge Books, 1996. 164p
  • Bidder, Marie-Elaine           The Scotch cattle in Monmouthshire c 1820-1825                Gwent Local History vol 63 1987     Welsh Journals Online
  • Bradney, Joseph A. A history of Monmouthshire : from the coming of the Normans into Wales down to the present time. London] : Academy Books, 1991. 144p. Various vols/years.
  • Children, George. A guide to prehistoric sites in Monmouthshire. Woonton, [Hereford] : Logaston Press, 1996. 128p.
  • Clark, Arthur. The story of Monmouthshire. 2 ed. Monmouth : Monnow Press, 1980. 218p.
  • Clark, John H. History of Monmouthshire. Usk : printed at the County Observer office, 1869. 400p.
  • Clark, James H. Reminiscences of Monmouthshire. Usk : "County Observer" Printing Works, 1908. 197p.
  • Clark, J H. Historical sketches of Monmouthshire, ancient mansions and the magnificent ruins of Raglan Castle. Usk : J.H. Clark, 1891? 24p.
  • Davies, Ebenezer T. Bradney's History of Monmouthshire : an assessment. Abergavenny : Regional, 1986. 16p.
  • Gwent Local History  is a twice-yearly English-language local history journal containing articles on historical topics, with references, book reviews, notes and news. Its issues are numbered to run on from its predecessor, Presenting Monmouthshire, starting at no. 41. See Welsh Journals Online.     &    Index 41-50 on  Gwent Local History vol 51 1981    Welsh Journals Online       &    Index 71-80  Gwent Local History vol 81 1996    Welsh Journals Online     &   Index 81-90  Gwent Local History. No. 91 2001    Welsh Journals Online     &    Index 91-100 Gwent Local History vol 101   2006    Welsh Journals Online
  • Hockey, Primrose                  The world we have lost                   Gwent Local History vol 43 1977          Welsh Journals Online
  • Holden, Brock W.   The making of the Middle March of Wales, 1066-1250   (NLW's site)   Welsh History Review 20
  • Hopkins, Tony.              In search of Monmouthshire, 536-1972.           Gwent Local History 70  1991     Welsh Journals Online   &   Gwent Local History 71  1991     Welsh Journals Online
  • Howell, Ben.  Law and disorder in Tudor Monmouthshire  Cardiff 1995
  • Howells, Adrian          Owain Glyn Dwr and Gwent [et al]          Gwent Local History. No. 95 2003   Welsh Journals Online
  • Howells, Patrick Mathias Rhys             Why did the only major outbreak of 'Physical Force' Chartism in Britain occur in south-east Wales in 1839 ?          Gwent Local History 83 1997     Welsh Journals Online
  • Hudson, Rodney         Roman Coinage in Gwent           Gwent Local History vol 51 1981    Welsh Journals Online
  • Jenkins, Philip. A new source for the history of Monmouthshire in the eighteenth century. Monmouthshire Antiquary 4 (1980), p.46-9.
  • Johns, W N. Historical traditions and facts relating to the County of Monmouth. Historical traditions and facts relating to ancient Gwent or Siluria. Part 1, Prehistoric and Roman periods. 2nd ed. enlarged. Newport, Mon. : W.N. Johns, 1885. 156p.
  • Johns, W N. Historical traditions and facts relating to the County of Monmouth / Part 5,; Temp. Elizabeth to Charles I. Johns, W. N. Historical traditions and facts relating to ancient Gwent or Siluria. Part 1, Prehistoric and Roman periods. 2nd ed. enlarged. Newport, Mon. : W.N. Johns, 1885. 156p.
  • Jones, Peter Morgan              Myth and legend            Gwent Local History. No. 93 2002   Welsh Journals Online
  • Knight, Jeremy     The Medieval Castle in Monmouthshire     Gwent Local History vol 42 1977    Welsh Journals Online  & part II    Gwent Local History vol 43 1977      Welsh Journals Online
  • Lamentable newes out of Monmouthshire in Wales : contayning, the wonderfull and most fearefull accidents of the great ouerflowing of waters in the saide Countrye...in January last 1607. Llangibby : Albert A. Williams, 1913. Facsimile reprint of a tract printed for W.W. in London in 1607.
  • Lovering, G W J.           Some glimpses of seventeenth-century Monmouthshire.     Gwent Local History 73 1992       Welsh Journals Online
  • Lovering, G W J             A view of the County, c 1850           Gwent Local History 79 1995   Welsh Journals Online
  • Mitchell, Elizabeth H. The crosses of Monmouthshire. Newport : Printed for Caerleon and Monmouthshire Antiquarian Association by Mullock & Sons, 1893. 45p.
  • Morris, Abraham. Handbook of the geography and history of Monmouthshire : adapted to the requirements of primary and secondary schools. Newport : A.W. Dawson, 1901 [i.e.1905] 104p.
  • Oates, David W. The story of Gwent : a school history and geography of Monmouthshire. Cardiff : The Educational Publishing Co. Ltd, [19--?] 280p.
  • Olding, Frank           Gwent and the Arthurian Legend              Gwent Local History vol 63 1987  Welsh Journals Online
  • Phillips, Olive. Ancient kingdom of Gwent, Monmouthshire. 1st ed. London : Saint Catherine Press, 1947.
  • Presenting Monmouthshire nos 31-40    [A summary index)         Gwent Local History vol 41 1976         Welsh Journals Online
  • Rattenbury, Gordon              The Cwm Frwd Rail Road          Gwent Local History vol 42 1977         Welsh Journals Online
  • Rowlands, John. Collection of historical notes relating to Monmouthshire. Newport : printed by W. N. Johns, [18--?] 85p.
  • Willett, Mark. A survey of the history, antiquities, and scenery, of Monmouthshire : with a glossary. Chepstow : Printed at the Cambrian Office, [1813] 398p.

Land and Property

  • Colborne, Thomas. The Welsh Land Commission and report : a Monmouthshire protest Newport : Mullock & Sons , [1897]. 110p.
  • Fox, Cyril Sir. Monmouthshire Houses : a study of building techniques and smaller house-plans in the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries. 2ed. Cardiff : Merton Priory Press : National Museum of Wales, c1994.
  • Hodges, C               An Indirect Method for Dating Drystone Walls            Gwent Local History vol 87 1999    Welsh Journals Online   
  • Newman, John. Gwent/Monmouthshire. Buildings of Wales series. London : [Cardiff] : Penguin ; University of Wales Press, 2002. 662p.
  • Powell, Christopher             Endangered Species: Some Minimal Houses in East Gwent          Gwent Local History vol 49 1980    Welsh Journals Online
  • Probert, Wilfred J. Monmouthshire parishes and the Tithe Commutation Act, 1836 : a browse among some tithe rolls.     Gwent Local History 73 1992      Welsh Journals Online

Language and Languages

  • Hopkins, Anthony.       The earliest written English in Monmouthshire? : the Herbert bailiff's account. 1463. Monmouthshire Antiquary 11 (1995), p.87-97.
  • Lewis, Harry.             Monmouthshire and the Welsh language censuses, 1901-1971.                  Gwent Local History vol 48 1980    Welsh Journals Online
  • Lewis, Harry           A German War-Time Map of Monmouthshire         Gwent Local History vol 64 1988    Welsh Journals Online
  • Roderick, Alan             The History of the Welsh Language in Gwent          Gwent Local History vol 50 1981    Welsh Journals Online   & part II       Gwent Local History vol 51 1981    Welsh Journals Online
  • Williams, Sian Rhiannon.           The Welsh language in industrial Monmouthshire c.1800-1901. Language and community in the nineteenth century p.203-229.

Maps

  • Lewis, Harry             A German war time map of Monmouthshire          Gwent Local History vol 64 1988    Welsh Journals Online
  • Mein, A G     The Mapping of Monmouthshire, a note          Gwent Local History vol 60 1986      Welsh Journals Online
  • Michael, D Parry M. The mapping of Monmouthshire : a descriptive catalogue of pre-Victorian maps of the county (now Gwent) from Saxton in 1577 with details of British atlases published during that period. Bristol : Regional Publications, 1985. 111p.
  • Nichols, Reginald           Another look at Saxton's map and tidying up the Monmouthshire of 1535 AD          Gwent Local History vol 56 1984    Welsh Journals Online

Merchant Marine

  • Takel R E             Maritime Gwent before the industrial revolution        Gwent Local History vol 99 2005         Welsh Journals Online

Military History

  • Bayley, Derek                Monmouthshire in Arms           Gwent Local History vol 43 1977          Welsh Journals Online
  • Dixon, John. Out since 14 : a history of the 1/2nd Battalion, the Monmouthshire Regiment 1914-19. Brecon : Old Bakehouse Publications, 2000. 324p.
  • Hughes, Les. Surrender be damned : a history of the 1/1st Battalion the Monmouthshire Regiment, 1914-18. Caerphilly : Cwm Press, 1995. 318p.
  • Hunter, David J. The regiments of Wales : the Welsh Guards, the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, the Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st), the Monmouthshire Regiment. Tollerton : D.J. Hunter, 2000. 56p.
  • Noel, William F. Some records of the Royal Monmouthshire Militia (at one time the Monmouth and Brecon Militia). Monmouth : Printed by Bailey and Son, 1886. 111p.
  • Probert, Wilfred. The Monmouthshire militia and deserters 1831. Gwent Family History Society Journal 43 (1996), p.3-4.
  • Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919. Pt.77, ; The Monmouthshire Regiment, ... Chippenham : Picton Publishing (Chippenham) Ltd, 1988. 59p.
  • Standing orders and regulations for His Majesty's Forty-Third, or, Monmouthshire Regt. of Foot, issued by Lieutenant-Colonel Denniss, at Exeter, Dec. 1, 1795. Exeter : Printed by R. Trewman, [179-] 130p.
  • Sweet, W G Sgt    (ed. Barry Johnson)         A memoir of the final advance and march into Germany, 1918         Gwent Local History 66   1989    Welsh Journals Online
  • Watson, Graham. Militiamen and sappers : a history of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia). Monmouth : J.H. Hooper, E.D.Smeeden, R.J. Pope, 1996. 233p.
  • Westlake, Ray           First World War Graves and Memorials in Gwent            Gwent Local History vol 100 2006      Welsh Journals Online

Names, Personal

  • John, Michael. Surnames and Christian names found in 18th century Monmouthshire. Gwent Family History Society Journal. 59 (2000), p.10-12
  • Powell, Alan A. Monmouthshire surnames, 1754-1812. Gwent Family History Society Journal 26 (1990), p. 6.

Newspapers

Occupations

  • Byles, Aubrey. The history of the Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company. Cwmbran : Village Publishing, 1982. 132p.
  • Evans, J A H         'O loss of sight, of thee I most complain': a nineteenth century collier's complaint about the use of miners' lamps         Gwent Local History vol 81 1996    Welsh Journals Online     
  • Fothergill, W. The farming of Monmouthshire. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, 2nd ser vol 6, p275-298.
  • Gant, Robert          A note on the employment and migration of Severn Tunnel construction workers          Gwent Local History vol 41 1976          Welsh Journals Online
  • Gant, Robert               All change in the railway communities of south-east Gwent          Gwent Local History 77 1994     Welsh Journals Online
  • Hassell, Charles. General view of the agriculture of the county of Monmouth, with observations on the means of its improvement. London : Sherwood, 1815. 142p.
  • Horton, E H           The History of Redbrook Tinplate works 1930-61             Gwent Local History vol 52 1982    Welsh Journals Online
  • Linnard, Bill                Tidal Dials for the Bristol Channel         Gwent Local History vol 88 2000    Welsh Journals Online   
  • Lovering, G W J.     Herbert Francis Mackworth and the coal industry in Monmouthshire, 1851-1858.       Gwent Local History vol 80 1996     Welsh Journals Online
  • Owen, David. South Wales collieries. from the central valleys of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire to the eastern valleys of Rhymney, Sirhowy, Ebbw and Afon Lwyd, Monmouthshire in the far east of the South Wales coalfield / Vol. 4,; valley and vale. Images of Wales ser. 128p.
  • Phillips, Roger            Cider Making in the Gwent Flatlands          Gwent Local History vol 60 1986      Welsh Journals Online
  • Pickin, John              The Iron works at Tintern and Sirhowy              Gwent Local History vol 52 1982    Welsh Journals Online
  • Records of the Several Coal Owners' Association of Monmouthshire and South Wales, 1864 to 1895. London : Printed by E.E. Miller, 1895. 661p.

Politics and Government

  • Babbidge, Adrian             The Development of the Constabulary in the Eastern Valley, 1830-1890         Gwent Local History vol 57 1984    Welsh Journals Online
  • Davies, James. The Chartist movement in Monmouthshire. Newport : Starling, 1981. 51p. [Originally Newport : Newport Chartist centenary committee, 1939.]
  • Howell, Ben. Law and disorder in Tudor Monmouthshire. Cardiff : Merton Priory Press, 1995. 100p.
  • Jenkins, Philip. Party conflict and political stability in Monmouthshire, 1690-1740. Historical Journal 29 (1986), p.557-75.
  • John Frost and the Chartist movement in Monmouthshire, catalogue of Chartist literature, prints, and relics, etc. Newport : Chartist centenary committee, 1939.
  • Jones, Keith B. The religious climate of the Chartist insurrection at Newport, Monmouthshire, 4th November, 1839 : expressions of evangelicalism. Journal of Welsh Religious History 5 (1997), p.57-71.
  • Lovering, G W J            The Monmouthshire Elections of 1868            Gwent Local History. No. 90 2001  Welsh Journals Online  
  • Mitchell, Julian. Nathan Rogers and the Wentwood Case : a continuing issue in Monmouthshire politics from Charles I to the Chartists. (NLW's site) Welsh History Review 14 (1988), p.23-53
  • Rees, Ivor Thomas         Whatever happened to young William ?: the short political career of W H Meredyth     Gwent Local History. No. 97 2004   Welsh Journals Online
  • The Rise and fall of Chartism in Monmouthshire. London : A.H. Bailey, 1840. 90p.

Probate Records

  • Jones, Judy. Monmouthshire wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1560-1601. Gwent Local History 72 (1992), p.28-35.  and a separate book in 1997
  • Monmouthshire wills : proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1560-1601. Cardiff : South Wales Record Society, 1997. 256p.
  • Pitman, Liz. Some Monmouthshire wills. Gwent Local History. No. 91 (autumn 2001), p.10-18.

Religion and Religious Life

  • Allen, Richard             Gwent Quakers, mariage and immorality         Gwent Local History 74 1993      Welsh Journals Online
  • Davies, E T Canon   The Census of Religion in Monmouthshire in 1851         Gwent Local History vol 42 1977   Welsh Journals Online      &  Gwent Local History vol 43 1977    Welsh Journals Online           &  Gwent Local History vol 44 1978         Welsh Journals Online
  • Elson, Mark          A lack of power of the Holy Spirit ?    Wesleyan Methodism in the Wye Valley in the late nineteenth century      Gwent Local History vol 100 2006      Welsh Journals Online
  • Evans, J Daryll           St Michael in Gwent              Gwent Local History 70   1991   Welsh Journals Online
  • Fenn, R W D. St. Michael, Our Lady, and St. Cadoc : some ancient Monmouthshire dedications. Monmouthshire Antiquary 16 (2000), p.99-106.
  • Franciscan missions among the colliers and ironworkers of Monmouthshire. London : Burns and Oates, 1876. 99p.
  • Lewis, Harry     Religion in the Avon Lwyd Valley two hundred years ago           Gwent Local History 77 1994     Welsh Journals Online
  • Lovering, G W J        Dissenting communities in Monmouthshire 1639-1715          Gwent Local History. No. 93 2002   Welsh Journals Online
  • Meredith, Ian. Land of my fathers : on the trail of my Monmouthshire Mormons. Gwent Family History Society Journal 34 (1993), p.20-2.
  • Morgan, G Campbell. Development of Nonconformity in western Monmouthshire before 1800 A.D. Gwent Family History Society Journal 31 (1992), p.19-22.
  • Nichols, Reginald         Friends Meeting Houses and Burial Grounds in Monmouthshire            Gwent Local History vol 48 1980    Welsh Journals Online       & part II    Gwent Local History vol 49 1980    Welsh Journals Online
  • The Baptists : their history and claims among the religious denominations of Wales in past ages : a letter from the ministers and messengers of the churches in the Monmouthshire Baptists Association, assembled on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 26th and 27th, 1857, at Salem, Blaenau Gwent. Aberdare : printed by J.T. Jones, [1857]. 15p.
  • Williams, David H. Medieval monasticism in Monmouthshire. Monmouthshire Antiquary 10 (1994), p.7-17.

Schools

  • Allsobrook, David     Aspects of the History of the Grammar Schools in Monmouthshire during the Nineteenth Century: a minor footnote      Gwent Local History vol 55 1983        Welsh Journals Online
  • Corten, Anthony        Aspects of the History of the Grammar Schools in Monmouthshire during the Nineteenth Century         Gwent Local History vol 53 1982    Welsh Journals Online
  • Davies, E T Canon.     Monmouthshire Schools and Education to 1870   Newport 1957
  • Griffiths, J D.           Monmouthshire and the 'Blue Books' of 1847. History of Education 19 (1990), p.261-3.
  • Monmouthshire Welsh Intermediate Education Scheme : dated 7th August, 1894. Abertillery : W.R. Haylings, pr., 1894.
  • Morgan, Trevor.          Monmouthshire education 1889-1974. Cwmbran : T. M. Morgan, 1988. 306p.
  • Morgan, Trevor.         The Blue Books and Monmouthshire.            Gwent Local History 70  1991     Welsh Journals Online
  • Wilks, Frances E                James Davies: an old Monmouthshire schoolmaster             Gwent Local History vol 45 1978         Welsh Journals Online

Social Life and Customs

  • Bidder, Marie-Elaine. The Scotch cattle in Monmouthshire c.1820-1825. Gwent Local History 63 (1981), p.3-16.
  • Border voices : poems of Gwent and Monmouthshire. Llandysul : Gomer, 1999. 213p.
  • Collins, William J T. Monmouthshire writers : a literary history and anthology. Newport, Mon. : R. H. Johns, 1945-48. 2v.
  • Hignell, Andrew. Nineteenth-century cricket in Monmouthshire : an example of hierarchical diffusion.          Gwent Local History 77 1994     Welsh Journals Online
  • Hockey, Primrose           Newport and Monmouthshire Literary Club          Gwent Local History 65   1988    Welsh Journals Online
  • James, F Hubert. Freemasonry in Monmouthshire from 1764. Newport : R. H. Johns, 1924. 337p.
  • Jones, Joan               Dr Edwin Morris and the Monmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Needlework          Gwent Local History vol 54 1983    Welsh Journals Online
  • Jones, J Gwynfor            The National Eisteddfod of Wales at Newport (1897) and Welsh Cultural Life in Gwent           Gwent Local History 67  1989     Welsh Journals Online
  • King, Jan.                Infant mortality in Monmouthshire : 1908 to 1914.           Gwent Local History vol 84 1998    Welsh Journals Online
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  • Spiller, Carolyn                 Evacuees in Gwent          Gwent Local History 69   1990   Welsh Journals Online
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Voting Registers

  • List of the voters in the county of Monmouth; with the votes given to each candidate at the contested election, August 10th and 11th, 1847. Uske : J.H. Clark, 1847. 138p
  • List of magistrates : Monmouth County, October, 1907. Newport : Wadley [pr.], 1907. 26p.
  • Lovering, G W J. The Monmouthshire elections of 1868. Gwent Local History. No. 90 (spring 2001), p.17-34
  • Monmouthshire County election, August 1847 : the addresses of the candidates...together with the speeches of the members for the County of Monmouth. Uske : James Henry Clark, [1847] 138p.
  • The poll book of Monmouthshire : with the addresses of the candidates, the names and residences of the electors, incidents of the polling day, summary of the voting in each district, and the speeches at the declaration of the poll at the county election, November 24th, 1868. Usk : J.H. Clark, [1868]. 221p.