Radnorshire

Middleton St. Llandrindod Wells early 1900s

The County of Radnorshire

Situation of Radnorshire within Wales

Radnorshire in South Wales, is bounded, North by Montgomeryshire, East by Shropshire and Herefordshire, South and South-West by Brecknockshire, and North-West by Cardiganshire. It is about 31 miles long, and about 26 broad; and is divided into six Hundreds — Colwyn, Kevenlys, Knighton, Painscastle, Radnor, Rhayader. Rivers: the Wye, the Elan, the Aro, the Somergil, and the Lug. It has 4 Market-Towns. It is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Diocese of Llandaff, and in the Southern Circuit.

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

Radnorshire Parishes

A

B

  • Beguildy
  • Betws Diserth
  • Bleddfa
  • Boughrood
  • Bryn-gwyn

C

  • Cascob
  • Cefnllys
  • Clyro
  • Colfa
  • Cregina
  • Cwmteuddwr

D

  • Diserth
  • Disgoed

G

  • Gladestry
  • Glasbury
  • Glasgwm

H

  • Heyope

K

  • Kinnerton
  • Knighton

L

  • Llananno
  • Llanbadarn Fawr
  • Llanbadarn Fynydd
  • Llanbadarn-y-garreg
  • Llanbedr Paincastle
  • Llanbister
  • Llanddewi Fach
  • Llanddewi Ystradenni
  • Llandegley
  • Llandeilo Graban
  • Llandrindod Wells
  • Llanelwedd
  • Llanfaredd
  • Llanfihangel Helygen
  • Llanfihangel Nant Melan
  • Llanfihangel Rhydithon
  • Llangynllo
  • Llansanffraid Cwmteuddwr
  • Llansaintffraid-in-Elwell
  • Llansteffan (Llanstephan)
  • Llanyre
  • Llowes

M

  • Michaelchurch-on-Arrow

N

  • Nantmel
  • Newchurch
  • Newbridge-on-Wye
  • New Radnor (Maesyfed)
  • Norton

O

  • Old Radnor (Pencraig)

P

  • Pilleth
  • Penally
  • Presteigne (Llanandras)

R

  • Rhayader (Rhaeadr Gwy)
  • Rhulen

S

  • St. Harmon

W

  • Whitton