Place:Dixton, Monmouthshire, Wales

Alt namesDixton Hadnocksource: Family History Library Catalog
Dukestonsource: early name
Llandydiwgsource: Welsh translation
Dixton Newtonsource: manor in parish
Wyeshamsource: hamlet in parish
TypeHamlet, Parish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.82°N 2.698°W
Located inMonmouthshire, Wales     ( - 1974)
Also located inGwent, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Monmouthshire (principal area), Wales     (1996 - )
See alsoMonmouth Lordship, Monmouthshire, Waleslordship in which it was located
Skenfrith Hundred, Monmouthshire, Waleshundred in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Dixton or Dixton Newton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"DIXTON-NEWTON, a hamlet and a parish in the [registration] district and county of Monmouth[shire]. 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. Population: 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."
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Dixton (Welsh: Llandydiwg) is a small village located 1 mile (1.6 km) northeast of Monmouth, on the banks of the River Wye, in Monmouthshire, in the southeast of Wales. The parish originally comprised the two manors of Dixton Newton and Dixton Hadnock, on either side of the river.

The Welsh name Llandydiwg became, in English, Dukeston and later Dixton. In 1868 Dixton was described as being named Dixton Newton (see above) but containing the hamlets of Dixton Hadnock and Wyesham. By 1901 the name was clearly Dixton but with Dixton Newton still offered as an alternative.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Dixton.

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