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.
Penrose Parish; Statistics; Area 2695 acres; Population 385 males, 350 females, total 735
- Penrose Parish Church "The church is very old but in the year 1848 it was renewed and thoroughly repaired and many additional sittings gained" Attendance - (average) morning 100 + 30 scholars, afternoon 120 + 30 scholars (alternate?) 1 service in English Arthur Montagu Wyatt, Vicar