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Sam, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Sam, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Kerry and Churchstoke parishes, Montgomeryshire, under the Kerry Hills, near Offa's Dyke, 4 miles E of Kerry and 7 E of Newtown. There is a post office under Newtown; money order and telegraph office, Kerry. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1860. Population, 610. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is smalL

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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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