Welsh Newton, Herefordshire Genealogy

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Welsh Newton

Guide to Welsh Newton, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Welsh Newton, Herefordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wormelow
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Monmouth
Registration District Monmouth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1758
Bishop's Transcripts: 1660
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Archenfield
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History

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. [1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

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Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Herefordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Welsh Newton


  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Accessed and adapted 11 June 2013.

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.