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"ROGGIETT, a parish in the lower division of Caldicott hundred, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Chepstow, its post town, and 10 from Usk. The village consists of a few scattered houses. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £65 17s. The living is a rectory united with that of Ifton, in the diocese of Llandaff, joint value £390."

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


  • Gant, Robert Dr.           Rogiet: a Study in Social Geography             Gwent Local History vol 45 1978         Welsh Journals Online

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.

Roggiet Parish; Statistics; Area 2905 acres; Population 38 males, 22 females, total 60

  • Rogiett cum Ifton Parish Church         Attendance - (average) morning 30/40 + 20 scholars     1 service in English    Richard Williams, Rector

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.
    Roggiet, St Mary's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Banns Burials
    1752-1960 1754-1811, 1814-38 1825-78, 1898-1946 1750-1812
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-1867 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Roggiet 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 ST456876 (Lat/Lon: 51.584571, -2.786582), Roggiet which are provided by: