Towns & Parishes
"DIXTON-NEWTON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Skenfreth, in the county of Monmouth, 1 mile N.E. of Monmouth. It is situated on the river Wye, and contains the hamlets of Dixton-Hadnock and Wyesham. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford, value £223, in the patronage of E. Machen, Esq."
[Description(s) from 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 established after 1851.
Dixton Newton Parish; Statistics; Area 7268 acres; Population 2797 males, 3170 females, total 5967
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|Dixton (Dixton Newton), St Peter's Church - records with the HRO|
|Bishops Transcripts||1661-9, 1671-94, 1696-1833, 1836 - records with the HRO|
|Bishops Transcripts||1843-62, 1864-71, 1873-7, 1879-81 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks -14 March 2011)
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