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Aberhafesp, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Aberhafesp, a parish in Montgomeryshire, at the confluence of the Hafesp with the Severn, near the Cambrian railway, 3½ miles NW of Newtown, which is the post town. Acreage, 4707; population 352. Aberhafesp Hall and the parsonage command fine views of the Severn. Traces exist of a Roman road, and there is a medicinal spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £232. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is Early English, but has been rebuilt and restored. There are chapels for Congregationalists and Baptists.

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 districtNewtown1837 - 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 Aberhafesp from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Newtown Registration District.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Aberhafesp are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyPowys - Powys
Postal districtSY16
Post TownNewtown