Formed 9 Nov. 1836 by Order dated 14 Oct. 1836.

Places marked thus * added 26 March 1877 by Order dated 1 March 1877.

Places within Knighton Union

County of Hereford

  • Adforton, Stanway, Paytoe and Grange (township)
  • Brampton Bryan (township)
  • Buckton and Coxwall (township)
  • Walford, Letton and Newton (township)

County of Shropshire (Salop)

  • Bedstone (parish) (a)
  • Bettws y Crwyn (parish)
  • Bucknell (township) (a)å
  • Llanvair Waterdine (parish)
  • Stowe (parish)

County of Radnor

  • Bleddfa (parish)
  • * Cascob (parish)
  • * Discoed (township)
  • Heyhop (township)
  • Knighton (W.) (parish)
  • * Litton and Cascob (township)
  • Llananno (parish)
  • Llanbadarn Fynydd (parish)
  • Llanbister (parish)
  • Llandewi Ystradenny (parish) (a)
  • Llanfihangel Beguildy (parish)
  • Llanfihangel Rhydithon (parish)
  • Llangynllo (parish)
  • * Norton (parish)
  • * Pilleth (parish)
  • * Presteigne (township)
  • Stanage (Lordship)
  • *Whitton (parish)

(a) By Orders which came into operation in 25 March 1884, a detached part of Llandewi Ystradenny was amalgamated with Nantmel, in the Rhayader Union, and a detached part of Bucknell was amalgamated with Bedstone.

Population

Population in 1881: 11,782
Area in Statute Acres in 1881: 115,720
Rateable Value in 1881: 84,834

Sources

Poor law unions, a statement of the names of the several Unions and Poor law parishes in England and Wales; and of the population, area, and rateable value thereof in 1881. Great Britain. Local Government Board. London: H.M. Stationery Off. (1887).

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