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Clyro, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Clyro, a village and a parish in Radnorshire. The village stands on a rivulet near the river Wye, 1 mile NW of Hay. It has a post and money order office under Hay (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Hay. The parish includes also the hamlet of Bettws-Clyro. Acreage, 7370; population, 698. Clyro Court is the seat of the Baskervilles. A monastery was early founded in the parish, and there are traces of a castle. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £390 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is modern. There is a chapel of ease at Bettws-Clyro, where are also Congregational and Baptist chapels.

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 districtHay1837 - 1933
Registration districtRadnorshire West1933 - 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 Clyro from 1837 to 1933 you should search for the Hay Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Clyro from 1933 to 1974 you should search for the Radnorshire West Registration District.

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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