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A parish formed out of Ceri/Kerry in 1851


A collection of Dolfor memories. [Newtown]: Dolfor Millennium Committee, [2002]. 56p

Parish of Dolfor : Parish Church of St. Paul, Dolfor Free Church, Penybryn Wesleyan Methodist Chapel : memorial inscriptions. [S.1.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2002. 50p

Williams, Jack. The prisoner of war camp on Dolfor Road. The Newtonian, 7 (Winter 2001), 6-9

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Dolfor area or see them printed on a map.

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.

  • Not shown as a separate parish - see Ceri

 Wesleyan churches on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site - Dolfor, Penybryn

Church Records

A parish formed out of Ceri/Kerry in 1851

Detailed information on deposited registers and transcripts for this parish is given on the Powys Archives page Montgomeryshire parish registers

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;

  • Baptisms 1852-1991; Marriages 1867-1968; Burials 1853-1993
    Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, and/or Powys Archives.  
    Bishops Transcripts - none detailed for this separate parish

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Dolfor has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Dolfor to another place.


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



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO106872 (Lat/Lon: 52.475355, -3.317693), Dolfor which are provided by: