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Whitson, Newport

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Whitson, Newport

Whitson is a village in the outskirts of the city of Newport, south Wales.
Post townNEWPORT
Administrative CountyNewport
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST3783
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling codeMaindee exchange
Population339 (2001 census, combined with Goldcliff)

Other names by which Whitson, Newport has been known in the past

Witson ~ Witston

Whitson, Newport in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Whitson (or Witston), par., Monmouthshire, in S. of co., 5½ miles SE. of Newport, 1073 ac., pop. 93; P.O., called Witston; contains Whitson House, seat.

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