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KELLY'S DIRECTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE 1901

Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire,1901
The proprietors trust that the present Edition of Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire may be found at least equal in accuracy to the previous ones. Every place in Monmouthshire, and every parish will again be found to be included in the book. The Letters M.O.O. and S.B. are abbreviations adopted by H.M. Post Office to represent Money Order Office and Savings Bank.
WILCRICK

WILCRICK is a parish, on the road from Newport to Chepstow, 1 miles northwest from Magor station, on the South Wales section of the Great Western railway, and 7 east from Newport, in the, Southern division of the county, lower division of Caldicot hundred, petty ,sessional division, union and county court district of Newport, rural deanery of Caerleon, archdeaconry of Monmouth, and diocese of Llandaff.

The church (name unknown) is a building of stone, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave and a small western turret containing one bell: it was almost entirely rebuilt in 1860, and has 50 sittings. The register of baptisms dates from the year 1786; marriages, 1755; burials, 1781. The living is a rectory, annexed to that of Llanmartin, net yearly value l55, with 30 acres of glebe and farms of 69 acres, in the gift of Mrs. Perry-Herrick, of Beaumanor Park, Leicestershire, and held since 1878 by the Rev. Richard Valpy French, LL.D., of Trinity College, Dublin, F.S.A., F.R.S.L. who resides at Llanmartin. Mrs. Perry-Herrick is lady of the manor and principal landowner.

The soil is partly clay and partly sand; subsoil, sandstone and limestone. The chief crops are grass, grain and turnips. The area is 437 acres, rateable value, 1,087, and the population in 1891 was 24.

Parish Clerk: John Jones.

Letters through Newport, via Magor, arrive at 9 a.m. The nearest money order office is at Magor, 1 miles distant. Caldicot is the nearest telegraph office. Nearest post office, Magor or Llanmartin

The children of this parish attend the Magor school.

Baker John, farmer, New House Farm
Morgan Elizabeth Overseer
Pritchard Charles, farmer, Church Farm
Roberts William, farmer


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