Photo of St. Michael and all Angels, Cascob. by Richard Webb, some rights reserved.
Cascob is a parish in the county of Radnorshire, South Wales.
Alternative names: Casgob
Parish church: St. Michael and all Angels
Parish registers begin: the register originally dated from the year 1624, but the first volume containing the records from 1624 to 1680 has been lost.
Cascob parish includes Litton
Schools: National (Elementary) School (mixed), built about 1857, for 40 children.
Parishes adjacent to Cascob
- New Radnor
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CASCOB, a township and a parish in Presteigne district, Radnor. The township lies in Radnor forest, near the river Lug, partly within the borough boundaries of New Radnor, 5½ miles W by N of Presteigne, and 5¾ SW by S of Knighton r. station. Pop., 117. Houses, 22. The parish includes also part of the township of Litton and Cascob; and its Post Town is Presteigne, Radnorshire. Acres, 2,548. Real property, with the rest of Litton and Cascob, £1,941. Pop., 153. Houses, 28. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David’s. Value, £190.* Patron, the Bishop of St. David’s. The church is not good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Cas-Cob, 4 miles N.W. Presteigne. P. 171.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
The following records are available from Powys archives.
Baptisms 1678-1812, burials 1681-1812, marriages 1686-1812
Marriages 1773-1812, banns 1824-1912
A book of marriage certificates (partly used) no date
A ‘Terrier & Inventory book’ used not for its intended purpose but to keep accounts of tithe rent charges received 1855-1894
A mounted manuscript abracadabra charm with a printed translation no date
Loose papers gathered from the registers no date
- County: Radnorshire / Powys
- Civil Registration District: Presteigne
- Diocese: St. David; Swansea and Brecon
- Rural Deanery: Melineth-sub-Ithon
- Poor Law Union: Knighton
- Hundred: Radnor
- Province: Canterbury
- Petty Sessional Division: Presteigne
- Couty Court District: Presteigne