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Brown, Roger L. Poverty, despair and deceit : an administrative and clerical history of the parish of Criggion. Montgomeryshire Collections 83 (1995), p. 189-99

Carpenter, Roger. The Criggion branch of the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Light Railway. Didcot : Wild Swan, 1990. 48p Parish of Criggion : Parish Church of St.Michael : memorial inscriptions. [S.1.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society , 2000. 26p

Church History

Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 11, North Wales. Ed. by Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, UWP,   1981. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.

Criggion township statistics; Population 97 males, 92 females, total 189

Church of St Michael and All Angels, Criggion on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site

Church Records

A parish formed out of Alberbury (Llanfihangel-yng-Ngheintyn), Shropshire in 1864. The PRs for Alberbury are at Shropshire Archives, the BTs at Herefordshire Archives

As a guide only, the principal extant parochial church records for this parish span the dates shown below (as detailed in Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 2000) but exact current holdings should be confirmed with the individual Archives;

Description and Travel

Wooden bowls and sword from the Breidden hillfort, Criggion, near Welshpool - on the People's Collection Wales site

The secret masts of Criggion - on  BBC Wales


The transcription of the section for Crugion / Criggionf rom the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.

Land and Property

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;


Map of Montgomeryshire parishes on Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society's site - shows dioceses

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;


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