In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described St Brides Netherwent like this:
BRIDES-NETHERWENT (St.), a parish in Chepstow and Newport districts, Monmouth; on the Julian way, 2 miles N by E of Magor r. station, and 6 ½ E by S of Caerleon. It includes the hamlet of Llandevenny; and its Post Town is Magor, under Chepstow. Acres, 1,032. Real property, £1,399. Pop., 171. Houses, 37. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £178. Patron, T. Perry, Esq. The church is good.
St Brides Netherwent is now part of Monmouthshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Monmouthshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about St Brides Netherwent itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of St Brides Netherwent in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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