Whitson  Monmouthshire


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

WITSON, or Whitson, a parish in Newport district, Monmouth; 2¾ miles SSE of Llanwern r. station, and 5½ SE of Newport. It has a post-office under Newport, Monmouth. Acres, 1,073. Real property, £2,326. Pop., 85. Houses, 16. W. House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £180.* Patron, alternately the Chapter of Llandaff and Eton College. The church is good.

Whitson through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2018

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