The County of Montgomeryshire


Montgomeryshire
Montgomeryshire

Montgomeryshire in North Wales, is bounded, North by Denbighshire, East and North-east by Shropshire, South-east by Radnorshire, South-west by Cardiganshire, and West by Merionethshire. It is about 35 miles long, and about 30 miles broad, and is divided into nine Hundreds; namely, Cawrse, Denddwr, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Mathrafel, Montgomery, Newton, and Pool. Rivers: the Traeth-bach, the Maw, and the Dovey. It has 7 Market-Towns. It is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Diocese of Bangor, and in the Northern Circuit. Population, 69,219.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Montgomeryshire Parishes

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  • Aberhafesb
  • Aberhafesp

 

  • Berriew (Aberriw)
  • Betws Cedewain (Bettws Cedewain)
  • Buttington (Tal y Bont)

 

  • Carno
  • Castell Caereinion (Castle Caereinion)
  • Cemais Cemmaes
  • Churchstoke (Yr Ystog)
  • Crugion (Criggion)

 

  • Darowen
  • Dolanog
  • Dolfor
  • Dylife

 

  • Forden (Ffordun)

 

  • Garthbeibio
  • Guilsfield (Cegidfa)
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  • Hirnant
  • Hyssington

 

  • Kerry (Ceri)

 

  • Llanbrynmair
  • Llandinam
  • Llandrinio
  • Llandysilio
  • Llandysul (Llandyssil)
  • Llanerfyl
  • Llanfair Caereinion
  • Llanfechain
  • Llanfihangel yng Ngwynfa
  • Llanfyllin
  • Llangadfan
  • Llangurig
  • Llangynog
  • Llangynyw
  • Llanidloes
  • Llanllugan
  • Llanllwchaearn
  • Llanmerewig Llanmyrewig
  • Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Llanrhaiadr ym Mochnant
  • Llansanffraid ym Mechain
  • Llanwddyn
  • Llanwnnog
  • Llanwrin
  • Llanwyddelan
  • Llanymynech
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  • Machynlleth
  • Manafon
  • Meifod
  • Mochdre
  • Montgomery

 

  • Newtown

 

  • Penegoes
  • Pennant Melangell
  • Penrhos
  • Penystrywaid
  • Pontrobert
  • Pool Quay

 

  • Snead

 

  • Trefeglwys
  • Tregynon

 

  • Welshpool
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