Gwent Family History Society

Welcome to the Gwent Family History Website

Being members Gwent Family History Society is a way we can support each other in our research into family history.

Stop Press
Members, your username has not changed but you will need to change your password by claiming to have lost your password. Instructions to change password
Once you have logged in, you will be able to access more facts in the Members Area. You will also be able to check your details by clicking on Profile. You will be able to add family members.
Please send any suggestions or information to

I keep six honest serving-men
(They taught me all I knew)
Their names are What and Why and When
And How and Where and Who.
– Rudyard Kipling
For pure Genealogists
Who, When and Where?’ suffice
But Family Historians
Add ‘Why, What, How?’ for spice
– Geoff Riggs, Gwent FHS webmaster 1997-2012

Map of Monmouthshire, 1831

by Thomas Moule

Map of Monmouthshire, 1831

Monmouthshire 1831
By w:Thomas Moule (Map scan) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

3 Responses to Gwent Family History Society

  1. Liz says:

    He is also at another place in Newport.

  2. Patricia says:

    I am sorry, the person is not “Nobby” But “Tubby” Linton in the photograph

  3. Patricia says:

    The photograph is of Nobby Linton, his memorial is near the “Wave” on the Riverfront at Newport

Leave a Reply