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Bettws Newydd, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Bettws-Newydd, a parish in Monmouthshire, near the river Usk, 2 miles E of Nantyderry station on the G.W.R., and 4 N by W of Usk. It has a post office under Newport; money order and telegraph office, Usk. Acreage, 1129; population, 102. The Duke of Beaufort is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Trostrey, in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £125. The church, which is an ancient Gothic building, has been restored, and contains a beautiful rood-loft of black oak. There are some magnificent yew trees in the churchyard.

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 
Poor Law unionAbergavenny 
Registration districtAbergavenny1837 - 1935

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Postal districtNP15
Post TownUsk