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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bettws St. David|
|Poor Law union||Newport|
|Registration district||Newport||1837 - 1936|
|Registration district||Caerleon||1936 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
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.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Bettws from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Bettws (St. David))
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