Towns & Parishes
"ROCKFIELD, a parish in the lower division of Skenfreth hundred, county Monmouth, 2 miles N.W. of Monmouth, its post town, and 7 from Ragland. It is situated on the river Monnow. The Monmouthshire hounds meet in this parish. The village is small and wholly agricultural. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff, value £50. The church is an ancient structure, dedicated to St. Kenelm. Rockfield House is the principal residence."
[Description(s) from 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.
Rockfield Parish; Statistics; Area 1993 acres; Population 153 males, 138 females, total 291
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Rockfield, St Kenelm's Church - records with the NLW|
|Baptisms & Burials||Marriages|
|1696-1712, 1737-1812||1696-1711, 1737-1839|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-61, 1763-75, 1777-89, 1791-1851, 1854-68, 1873-87 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 17 Feb 2012)
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