Bishopston  Monmouthshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bishopston like this:

BISHTON, or Bishopstone, a parish in Newport district, Monmouth; on the South Wales railway, 1½ mile E of Llanwern station, and 5¼ E by S of Newport. Post Town, Magor, under Chepstow. Acres, 1,211. Real property, £1,462. Pop., 188. Houses, 36. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £111. Patron, the Archdeacon of Llandaff. The church is good.

Bishopston through time

Bishopston is now part of Newport district. Click here for graphs and data of how Newport has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bishopston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishopston, in Newport and Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th May 2018

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