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Whitson or Witson, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Whitson or Witson, a parish in Monmouthshire, 2½ miles SSE of Llanwern station on the South Wales section of the G.W.R., and 6½ SE of Newport. It has a post office under Newport; money order and telegraph office, Maindee. Acreage, 1086; population, 107. Whitson Court is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £177 with residence. Patron, alternately the Chapter of Llandaff and Eton College. The church is Early English and has been restored and partly rebuilt. It contains a Norman font.

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

Administration

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Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
HundredCalpicot 
Poor Law unionNewport 

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