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Michaelchurch on Arrow, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Michaelchurch-on-Arrow, a parish in Radnorshire, on the river Arrow, near the boundary with Herefordshire, 3 miles NW of Whitney station on the M.R., and 6 SW by W of Kington. Post town, Whitney (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2158; population, 123. A castle was built in the Norman times, and has left some ruins. The living is a rectory, annexed to Brilley, in the diocese of Hereford. The church was restored in 1869.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtPresteigne1837 - 1870
Registration districtKington1870 - 1933
Registration districtRadnorshire West1933 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Michaelchurch on Arrow from 1837 to 1870 you should search for the Presteigne Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Michaelchurch on Arrow from 1870 to 1933 you should search for the Kington Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Michaelchurch on Arrow 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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