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Bwlch y Cibau, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Bwlch-y-Cibau, an ecclesiastical parish constituted in 1865 out of the parishes of Llanfechan, Llanfyllin, Llansaintffraid, and Meifod, Montgomeryshire, 3 miles from Llanfyllin station on the Cambrian railway, and half a mile distant from Bryngwyn station, at which all passenger trains stop on notice being given to the guard. It has a post office under Oswestry; money order and telegraph office, Llanfyllin. Population, 394. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £185 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church was built in 1864, and is in the Early English style.

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

Land and Property

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