In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Welsh Newton like this:
NEWTON (Welsh), a parish, with a village, in the district of Monmouth and county of Hereford; adjacent to Monmouthshire, 3½ miles N by W of Monmouth r.station. Post-town, Monmouth. Acres, 1,821. Real property, £1, 785. Pop., 226. Houses, 54. The living.is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £47. Patron, Sir J. Bailey.
Welsh Newton is now part of Herefordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Herefordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Welsh Newton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Welsh Newton in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th March 2017
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