WHERE WE MEET
Meetings of our Chepstow & Wye Valley Branch are held in Room 1 of Chepstow Leisure Centre, NP16 5LR. This is on the site of Chepstow Comprehensive School at the top end of Welsh Street. In the following map zoom out, using the button, to see the network of roads over a wider area:
The entrance to the site is shown on the ‘street view’ below, and the post code for satellite navigation is NP16 5LR. Bear right on the one-way system past the main school building to the visitors’ car park. This is to the south east of the Leisure Centre, the entrance to which is at the top of the steps.
Click here to examine this ‘Street View’ in more detail in Google Maps
The Branch runs Help Desks, to answer queries and give help and advice to members of the public researching their family history. These are held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in:
- Caldicot Library on the 1st Thursday of each month
- Chepstow Library on the Thursday following the Branch meeting
Further information may be obtained from:
- Mr. John Mullen – telephone 07766 456077
- Branch Secretary – firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR CURRENT PROGRAMME
Meetings are open to members and visitors alike and are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month except August, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, at Chepstow Leisure Centre in Room 1.
Please note the topics and/or speakers may have to be altered without prior notice. You can contact our Chepstow and Wye Valley Branch Secretary by emailing:email@example.com
Our programme is currently as follows:
|Sep 10||AGM and Members Evening|
|Oct 8||To Be arranged.|
|Nov 12||Bring along your research on “your” WW1 Soldiers, Sailors etc|
|Dec 10||To be Arranged. Members Evening.|
THE PARISHES WE COVER
The Registration Districts and Sub-Districts shown in the following table are those originally allocated to the parishes as shown in the 1851 census.
Some parishes had changed by the 1911 census, and some new parishes had been created. For those details, and details of the towns, villages and hamlets within parishes, see the list of ‘Place Names In Wales: Monmouthshire’ in the 1911 Census section of the Association of Family History Societies of Wales website.
|Llanfihangel (near Rogiet)||Chepstow||Shirenewton|
|Llanfihangel Ystern Llewern||Monmouth||Dingestow|
|Llangattock Vibon Avel||Monmouth||Dingestow|
|Parc Grace Dieu||Monmouth||Dingestow|
|St. Arvans Grange||Chepstow||Chepstow|
|St. Brides Netherwent||Chepstow||Shirenewton|
|St. Pierre & Runstone||Chepstow||Chepstow|