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Castle Caereinion, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Castle-Caereinion, a village and a parish in Montgomeryshire, 4½ miles WSW of Welshpool. The village has a post office under Welshpool; money order and telegraph office, Llanfair. The parish includes the townships of Castle, Gaer, Moydog, Sylfaen, Trefnant, Cwmgoror, Hydan-Ucha, Hydan-Dol, Nantforch, and Trehelig. Acreage, 6731; population of the civil parish, 586; of the ecclesiastical, 642. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; value, £420 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor.

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 districtMontgomery1837 - 1870
Registration districtForden1870 - 1894

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 Castle Caereinion from 1837 to 1870 you should search for the Montgomery Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Castle Caereinion from 1870 to 1894 you should search for the Forden Registration District.

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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