Towns & Parishes
"NASH, a parish in the lower division of Caldicott hundred, county Monmouth, 3 miles S. by E. of Newport, its post town, and 5 from Caerleon. It is situated on the Bristol Channel, near the mouth of the river Usk. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The appropriate tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £30, and the vicarial for £26. The impropriation belongs to the Provost and Fellows of Eton College. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff, value £80, in the patronage of Eton College. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities produce about £30 per annum, realised from poor's land."
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.
Nash Parish; Statistics; Area 3563 acres; Population 155 males, 156 females, total 311
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Trefonnen / Nash, St Mary's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-50, 1753-5, 1758-1819, 1823, 1827-62, 1864-70 - records with the NLW|
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