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Pont Robert, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Pont Robert, a hamlet in Melfod parish, and an ecclesiastical parish partly also in Llanfihangel and Llangyniew parishes, Montgomeryshire. The hamlet lies on the river Vymwy, 5 miles SW of Llanfyllin, and 10 WNW of Welshpool, and has a post office under Welshpool; money order and telegraph office, Meifod. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1854. Population, 318. There is a parish council consisting of six members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is dedicated to St John the Evangelist.

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

Land and Property

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


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