Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants. Check with Gwent RO to see what extant records are held, and possible names of chapels/churches established after 1851.
St Mellons Parish; Statistics; Area 2574 acres; Population 324 males, 313 females, total 637
- St Mellons Parish Church Attendance - morning 27 2 (?) services, 1 in Welsh Edward Jenkins, Vicar
- Bethania, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 1820 Attendance - morning 109, afternoon 70, evening 141 Philp Roberts, Deacon, Mill Farm
- Soar, Independent Erected 1837 Attendance - morning 31, afternoon 30 scholars, evening 60 Thomas Jones, Minister
- Caersalem Baptist Erected 1830 Attendance - morning 90 + 60 scholars, evening 200 David Evans, Minister