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Garthbeibio, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Garthbeibio, a village and a parish in Montgomeryshire. The village, called Vorl, stands on the east side of the river Turch, 9 miles WNW of Llanfair, and is a resort of anglers. Post town, Welshpool. Acreage, 8346; population, 246. Most of the surface is upland, and many parts have very striking scenery. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, <£124 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The Earl of Powis has a seat in the parish, called Dymystyn Hall.

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 districtLlanfyllin1837 - 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 Garthbeibio from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Llanfyllin Registration District.

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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