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Newchurch, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Newchurch, a village and a parish in Radnorshire, on the river Arrow, 4 miles NW of Whitny-on-the Wye station on the M.R., 7 N of Hay, and 8 SW of Kington. There is a post office under Hay (R.S.O.); money order office, Clyro; telegraph office, Hay. The parish comprises 1838 acres; population, 102. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £170 with residence. Patrons, tho Vicars Choral of St David's Cathedral. The church was erected in 1858. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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


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.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Radnorshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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