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Bettws, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Bettws, a parish in Monmouthshire, 2 miles NW of Newport, which is the post town. Acreage, 1133; population, 107. Lord Tredegar is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Henllys, in the diocese of Llandaff. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church is small, but ancient, and was repaired in 1858.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBettws St. David 
Poor Law unionNewport 
Registration districtNewport1837 - 1936
Registration districtCaerleon1936 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Bettws from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newport Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bettws from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Caerleon Registration District.

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