Trefonen, Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1821
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Llansilin
  • Oswestry
  • Llanyblodwel

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TREFONEN, a chapelry in Oswestry parish, Salop; 3 miles SW of Oswestry r. station. It was constituted in 1842; and it has a post-office under Oswestry. Pop. in 1861, 1,248. Houses, 297. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £175. Patron, Earl Powis.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Oswestry
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of St Asaph (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: St Asaph
  • Rural Deanery: Oswestry
  • Poor Law Union: Oswestry
  • Hundred: Oswestry
  • Province: Canterbury