Marshfield, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The villiige stands near the rivers Usk, Ebbw, and Rhymney,. 5 miles SW of Newpoit, and has a station on the South Wales branch of the G.W. B., and a post office under Cardiff;. money order and telegraph office, Castleton. The parish includes Blacktown and Castleton, and comprises 1273 acres; population, 564. Castleton, Craig-yr-Haul, Bryn Ivor Hall,-and Llwynarthan are the chief residences. The living is a. vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £260. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol. The church is partly Norman and Early English, and has been restored. There are Baptist, Wesleyan, and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|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 Marshfield from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newport Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Marshfield from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Caerleon Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Marshfield from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Marshfield)
Online maps of Marshfield are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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