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Sudbrook or Southbrook, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Sudbrook or Southbrook, a quondam parish, now incorporated with Portskewett, in Monmouthshire, 4¼ miles SW by S of Chepstow. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chepstow. The western end of the Severn Tunnel constructed by the G.W.R. company is here, and a small town has sprung up in connection with the works. Sudbrook and Portskewett now form a civil parish with a parish council of thirteen members. The old parish church is in ruins, but there is a mission hall which is used for divine service, public meetings, &c. There are also a reading-room and library, and an orphanage. The living still ranks as a rectory, annexed to Portskewett.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishSudbrook The Trinity 
HundredCaldicot 
Poor Law unionChepstow 

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