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.
Chepstow parish; Statistics; Area 1282 acres; Population 2132 males, 2220 females, total 4332
- Chepstow Parish Church - Attendance - morning 419+167 scholars, evening 469+54 scholars "..........the attendance for the day is nearly 1000" 2 services in English J B Gabriel, Vicar
- St Mary's Roman Catholic Chapel - Erected about 1830 Attendance - morning 100, evening 80 "I beg to remark that the Congregation belonging to this Chapel (including children) amounts to at least 200, but many of them being located at some distance in the country cannot attend but once a month" P Millea, Roman Catholic Priest
- The Church on Hawkers Hill, Catholic and Apostolic Christians - Erected 1837 Attendance - morning 50 "(Denomination) This title is not used in an exclusive sense,. We protest against being classed under any sectarian name, or being dissenters from the Church of England" William Smith, Priest, Upper Church St
- Beaulah Chapel, Welsh St, Independent - Erected 1835 Attendance - morning 52, evening 74 The Rev Thomas Rees (Absent)- Minister of the above Chapel. Henry Smith, Deacon, Prospect Cottage, Crossway Green, Chepstow
- Wesleyan Methodist - Erected 1807 Attendance - morning 114+35 scholars, afternoon 75 scholars, evening 150+18 scholars Henry Lougher, Wesleyan Minister, High St, Chepstow
- Baptist Chapel - Erected 1816 Attendance - morning 110+60 scholars, evening 150 Thomas Jones, Baptist Minister