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Whitton, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Whitton, a parish in Radnorshire, 3¼ miles SW by S of Knighton, and 4 NW of Presteign. It has a post office under Knighton; money order and telegraph office, Knighton. Acreage, 1564; population, 133. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Davids; gross value, £139 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Davids. The church is Perpendicular, and was restored in 1874.

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 - 1877
Registration districtKnighton1877 - 1933
Registration districtRadnorshire East1933 - 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 Whitton from 1837 to 1877 you should search for the Presteigne Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Whitton from 1877 to 1933 you should search for the Knighton Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Whitton from 1933 to 1974 you should search for the Radnorshire East Registration District.


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: