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Welsh Newton

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"NEWTON (WELCH), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of WORMELOW, county of HEREFORD, 4 miles (N. by W.) from Monmouth, containing 220 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £4. 10., endowed with £800 royal bounty, and in the patronage of W. H. Jenkins, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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Directories

  • Transcription of section of E C Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire for Welsh Newton in 1851, by Richard Lane.
  • Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Welsh Newton in 1856, by Richard Lane.
  • Transcription of sections of Cassey's Directory of Herefordshire for Welsh Newton in 1858, by Richard Lane.
  • Transcription of sections of Trade Directory of Herefordshire for Welsh Newton in 1862, 1863, by Richard Lane.
  • Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Welsh Newton in 1879, 1905, 1913, 1929, by Richard Lane.
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Historical Geography

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