Place:


Christchurch  Monmouthshire

 

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

CHRISTCHURCH, a village and a parish in Newport district, Monmouth. The village stands near the river Usk and the South Wales railway, 2½ miles ENE of Newport; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a fair on 29 Nov. The parish includes also the hamlet of Caerleon-ultra-Pontem; and its post town is Caerleon, under Newport, Monmouth. ...


Acres, 5, 757. Real property, £17, 782. Pop., 3, 004. Houses, 632. The property is subdivided. Limestone is found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, not reported.* Patron, Eton College. The church is perpendicular English; and contains a curious sculptured sepulchral stone of the 14th century. The p. curacy of Maindee is a separate benefice. Charities, 65.

Christchurch through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1617

Date accessed: 16th August 2017


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