Penrhos  Montgomeryshire


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

PENRHOS, a chapelry in Guilsfield, Llandrinio, Llansaintffraid, and Meifod parishes, Montgomery; near the river Severn, 2½ miles S W of Four-Crosses r. station, and 6½ E S E of Llanfyllin. It was constituted in 1844; and its post town is Oswestry. Pop., 976. Houses, 190. Pop. of the Guilsfield portion, 308; of the Llandrinioportion, 169; of the Llansaintffraid portion, 282. P. Hall is the seat of W. O. Gore, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £141.* Patron, W. O. Gore, Esq. The church is modern.

Additional information about this locality is available for Llandrinio

Penrhos through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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