Welsh Newton, Extract from E.C. Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851


Extract from E.C. Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851

Transcription by Richard Lane © 2002


WELSH NEWTON is a Parish, nine miles from Ross, and three from Monmouth, a potion of the Parish situated belonging to the latter County.

   The Church, prettily situated in a valley, is a stone edifice, with porch, small steeple, and tower, that contains two bells. The Rev. J. Prosser, Rector; the Rev. B. Bourne, Curate; Mr. S. James, Clerk. Services - 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. alternately.

   The Wesleyan Chapel is a stone building, situated on the Common, The Ministers of which are various. Services - 10.30 a.m.

   Day and Sunday School, The Common. Supported by subscription. Mr. James Matthews, Master; Sarah Matthews, Mistress

Bartrum John, farmer Lane Henry, farmer, Gwenherion
Bills George, farmer, Tremahaid Lock George, farmer, Great House
Davis James, stone mason, Newton Common Palmer John, mason
Davis John, farmer Palmer John, victualler, Red Lion
Dyser Charles, farmer, Newton Common Powell Edward, victualler, Elephant and Castle
Evans William, farmer, Mill Farm Wells Thomas, blacksmith
Frances Thomas, farmer Wheeler Mrs. Jane, farmer, Catlow Hill
George Timothy, shoemaker Willcox Daniel, farmer, Summer House
James Silvey, shoemaker, and Parish Clerk Williams James, carpenter and shopkeeper
Kettle Jonas, farmer, Pembridge Castle  

[Transcribed by Richard Lane in November 2002
from a copy of Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851 in Hereford Central Library]