Report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Mounton

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Mounton

"MOUNTON, a parish in the upper division of Caldicott hundred, county Monmouth, 1 mile S.W. of Chepstow, its post town. The parish, which is of small extent, is situated on a small rivulet which runs into the Bristol Channel at the mouth of the Severn. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £87. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Bibliography

  • Waters, Ivor. Mounton Valley paper mills near Chepstow. Chepstow : Moss Rose Press, 1987. 43p.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Mounton area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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 established after 1851.

Mounton Parish; Statistics; Area 407 acres; Population 31 males, 36 females, total 67

  • Mounton Parish Church       Attendance - morning 20, afternoon 20         1 service in English       Informant; Chrs Davis

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

  • This list of parish records is intended as a rough guide to coverage only. Their location as stated should be confirmed with the appropriate Record Office prior to any visit.
    Mounton, St Andoenus's Church - records with the incumbent
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1790+ 1845+ 1790+
    Bishops Transcripts 1813-16, 1818, 1820-2, 1824-58, 1860-75 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
You can see pictures of Mounton which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Mounton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

  • Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348.  Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST512931 (Lat/Lon: 51.634534, -2.706530), Mounton which are provided by: