"PORTSKEWETT, (or Portscuett) a parish in the upper division of Caldicott hundred, county Monmouth, 4 miles S.W. of Chepstow, its post town, and 11 from Usk. It is a station on the South Wales railway. The village, which is small and wholly agricultural, is situated near the Black Rock Inn ferry, on the river Severn, formerly called the New Passage. The land is nearly evenly divided between arable and meadow."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Gant, Robert Continuity and change in Portskewett: an interpretation of the 1901 census returns Gwent Local History vol 101 2006 Welsh Journals Online
Grant, Robert. Industrial change in Caldicot and Portskewett : an analysis of marriage registers, 1840-1920. Gwent Local History vol 62 1987 Welsh Journals Online
Humphries, Honor. Portrait of a parish : the parish of Portskewett and Sudbrook. Gwent Family History Society Journal. No. 71 (Sept. 2003), p. 8.
Jones, Malcolm. Caldicot and the villages of the Moor in old photographs : including the villages of Portskewett, Sudbrook, Rogiet, Undy, Magor and Redwick. Volume 1. Abertillery : Old Bakehouse, 1995. 128p.
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.
Portscuett or Portskewett Parish; Statistics; Area 1779 acres; Population 100 males, 87 females, total 187
Portskewett with Southbrook Parish Church Attendance - morning 70 + 26 scholars 1 service in English E J Lewis, Rector
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 ST499882 (Lat/Lon: 51.590365, -2.724611), Porthsgiwed / Portskewett which are provided by: