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Bibliography

A history of the parish of Guilsfield (Cegidva) pt 2               Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire  Vol 32  1902   Welsh Journals Online

Barton, P G. Sir Rowland Hayward and the Heyward Family of Trawscoed Hall, Guilsfield. Montgomeryshire Collections 88 (2000), p. 37-52 Guilsfield : a pictorial history. [S.l.] : Powysland Club, 1999. 90p

Davies, A Stanley      The windmill of Trelydan            Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire   Vol 41  1930   Welsh Journals Online  

Guilsfield           Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire   Vol 37  1915   Welsh Journals Online     

Parish of Guilsfield : Guilsfield cemetery : memorial inscriptions. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 1999. 94p

Parish of Guilsfield : Parish Church of St. Aelhaiarn, Geuffordd Presbyterian Chapel, Moriah Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Pentrebeirdd Independent Chapel, Sarnau United Reformed Chapel, Temple Presbyterian Chapel, Groeslwyd : memorial inscriptions. [S.1.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2002. 134p

Parish of Guilsfield : Parish Church of St Aelhaiarn - : memorial inscriptions. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 1999. 132p

Simpson, Thomas       A history of the parish of Guilsfield (Cegidva) Pt 3      Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire   Vol 33  1904   Welsh Journals Online

Thomas, David R. Guilsfield : extract from "Esgobaeth Llanelwy, the history of the Diocese of St Asaph ...". Cronicl Powys. No. 53 (Aug. 2001), p. 39-43

Census

Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Guilsfield parish 1841-1901

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.

Parish statistics; Area 14835 acres; Population 1187 males, 1210 females, total 2397

GUILSFIELD, New Church, Llanerchbrochwel  1837-1838      - on the Church plans online site

Church of St Aelhaiarn, Guilsfield on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site

Rees, Thomas & John Thomas. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). Here is the entry from this book for Groeslwyd  chapel (in Welsh ) - with translation        Also Pentre'r Beirdd chapel  (with translation by Maureen Saycell (Aug 2010)

Church Records

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;

Description and Travel

Guilsfield Village site

The Guilsfield Hoard (Bronze Age) - on the People's Collection Wales site

Gazetteers

Genealogy

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

Land and Property

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

Maps

View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries

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

Victorian Powys for schools site - Map of Guilsfield in 1842, and 1901

Township of Tirymynech, parish of Guilsfield, county of Montgomery, 1900.
"Traced at the Board of Agriculture from the 2nd Class Tithe Map, T.R. 20.3.00" and "G.H.B. 22.3.00" annotated below scale bar. Inset: Altered apportionment. On OS Montgomeryshire 16 SW. Ink and colour on tracing linen. Encapsulated.
Shows farms, numbered fields and other plots, together with their boundaries, road, drainage networks, and parish / township boundaries. Altered apportionment (dated 26th August 1869) at a scale of 1in. = 6 chains shows the route of the proposed railway (Cambrian line) alongside the Welshpool to Oswestry Road and immediately to the north and south of Tyn y Celyn farm
Also similar maps for;

Periodicals

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

Public Records

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

Social Life and Customs

Victorian Powys for schools    - Boarding out of children          "John Tudor was sent to board with his grandfather in his home parish of Guilsfield  [1891]"

 

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