Colva, a parish in Radnorshire, on the river Arrow, 6½ miles S of New Radnor, and 7 SW of Kington. Post town, Kington. Acreage, 4362; population, 132. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Glascwm, in the diocese of St David's. The church is a chapel of ease of the parish of Glascombe.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Presteigne||1837 - 1870|
|Registration district||Kington||1870 - 1933|
|Registration district||Radnorshire West||1933 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Colva from 1837 to 1870 you should search for the Presteigne Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Colva from 1870 to 1933 you should search for the Kington Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Colva from 1933 to 1974 you should search for the Radnorshire West Registration District.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Radnorshire is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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