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Rockfield, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Rockfield, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Monnow, 2½ miles NW of Monmouth. There is a post office under Monmouth; money order and telegraph office, Monmouth. Acreage, 1848; population of the civil parish, 221; of the ecclesiastical, 231. Rockfield House and Pentwyn are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £61. The church was rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1862. There is an old cross, which has been restored, in the churchyard; another stands at the entrance to the village.

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 parishRockfield St. Kenelm 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Rockfield from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Monmouth Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtNP25
Post TownMonmouth