"A parish in the Union of Llanfyllin; Cynlleth and Mochnant division of the hundred of Chirk, county of Denbigh; 10 miles (W) from Oswestry, containing 164 inhabitants. This parish comprises an uneven but chiefly elevated tract near the southernmost extremity of the county. ..... The church, dedicated to St. Germanus, was formerly a chapel of ease to the mother church of Llanrhaiadr, only a mile and a half distant."
[ A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833 & 1849, Samuel Lewis]
In early times, Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr was part of the parish of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant. The parish is not divided into townships.
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.
St Garmon's Church - on the Mathrafal Deanery site
Nonconformist Churches "Welsh Church Commission - County of Denbigh - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905"lists the following nonconformist places of worship in the Civilparish of Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr :
|Name of Chapel||Denomination||Number of "adherents"|
|Hermon, Cymdu||Calvinistic Methodists||89|
Parish Registers Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr was traditionally regarded as a chapelry of Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant, and until 1720 the baptisms, marriages and burials were recorded in the registers of that church. They have since been kept separately.
|1695 - 1987||1699 - 1923||1695 - 1989|
|1681 - 1812||1683 - 1812||1681 - 1812|
|Deposited at the National Library of Wales||Microfilmed copies|
|1672 - 1850||1672 - 1850|
In the GRO indexes to civil registration, entries for Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr are in the format :
(GRO index references have no relevance at the local Superintendent Registrar's Office)
Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr - on wikipedia
Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr - on geograph.org.uk
Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr - on Vision of Britain
On Clwyd FHS's site there is a diagram showing parish names/positions with links to pages for the parish church
Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348. Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county
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