In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dixton like this:
DIXTON-NEWTON, a hamlet and a parish in the district and county of Monmouth. The hamlet lies on the river Wye, adjacent to the West Midland railway, 1 mile NE of Monmouth. The parish includes also the hamlets of Dixton-Hadnock and Wyesham. Post town, Monmouth. Acres, 3, 848. Real property, £6, 936. Pop., 753. Houses, 162. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £223.* Patron, the Rev. J. L. Dighton. The church is ancient but good; and has a low broach spire.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dixton in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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