Place:


Llanwddyn  Montgomeryshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanwddyn like this:

LLANWDDYN, a village and a parish in Llanfyllin district, Montgomery. The village stands on the river Bechan or Owddyn, 10 miles W by N of Llanfyllin r. station; and has a post office under Oswestry, and fairs on 8 May and 2 Oct.—The parish contains the townships of Llan, Abermarchant, Garthbwlch, Rhiewargor, and Sputy. Acres, 20,190. Real property, £1,982 Pop., 529. Houses, 111. Most of the surface is moor and mountain. Slate is quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, not reported.* Patron, the Earl of Powis.

Llanwddyn through time

Llanwddyn is now part of Powys district. Click here for graphs and data of how Powys has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llanwddyn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanwddyn, in Powys and Montgomeryshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6648

Date accessed: 15th December 2017


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