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"REDWICK, a chapelry in the parish of Magor, lower division of Caldicot hundred, county Monmouth, 7 miles S.E. of Newport, its post town, and 12 from Chepstow. The village, which is small, is situated on the Bristol Channel. The living is annexed to the vicarage* of Magor, in the diocese of Llandaff. The church is dedicated to St. Thomas. The parochial charities produce about £1 per annum. There is a National school."

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


  • 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.
  • Locock, Martin. A prehistoric trackway at Cold Harbour Pill, Redwick, Gwent. Archaeology in the Severn Estuary 8 (1997), p. 9-12..


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Redwick 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.

Redwick Chapelry, Part of the Parish of Magor; Statistics; Area 7794 acres; Population 143 males, 138 females, total 281

  • Redwick Parish Church        Attendance - morning 27 + 12 scholars   1 service in English         D Jones, Curate
  • Salem Chapel, Baptist          Erected 1832    Attendance - morning 21 + 13 scholars, evening 68       Thomas Leonard, Baptist Minister    

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.
    Redwick, St Thomas's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1699-1721, 1785-1938 1719-21, 1754-1811, 1813-1969 1785-1813
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-37, 1739, 1741-9, 1751-1879 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
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Historical Geography

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


  • 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 ST413841 (Lat/Lon: 51.552672, -2.848053), Redwick which are provided by: