Coedcernyw / Coedkernew


"COEDKERNEW, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Wentllooge, in the county of Monmouth, 3 miles S.W. of Newport, its post town. The living is a perpetual curacy annexed to the vicarage* of St. Bride's, Wentllooge in the diocese of Llandaff, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to All Saints." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


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 built after 1851.

Coedkernew Parish; Statistics;  Area 765 acres, Population 83 males, 78 females, total 161

  • All Saints Parish Church, Coedkernew  - Attendance - morning 65 + 17 scholars   "The Church is situated in a very wet locality, the path leading to it being through ploughed field renders it almost inaccessible at present, which fully accounts of the small number of the congregation on 30 March"       1 service in English     Morgan Powell, 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.
      Coedcernyw / Coedkernew, All Saints Church - records with the NLW
      Marriages Bap/Bur Bap/Mar/Bur
      1733-1969 1733-1812 1654-1732 with gaps
      Bishops Transcripts 1696, 1725-55, 1757-75, 1777-8, 1780-1837, 1839-42, 1844, 1847-8, 1852-5, 1857, 1860-73 - 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

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    • Family Search have an interactive map called "England and Wales Jurisdictions 1851" showing parish (and other) boundaries with optional background maps such as Ordnance Survey. There is also a Search facility, do read the guidance notes to get maximum benefit from this useful resource. See here for further background information to assist in the interpretation of this data
    • 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.
    • Plan of the parish of Coedkernow in the County of Monmouth   - on the People's Collection Wales site

    You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST271841 (Lat/Lon: 51.551325, -3.053256), Coedcernyw / Coedkernew which are provided by: