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A Survey of the Lordship of Halcetor Co Montgomery dated 30th June 1609       Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire   Vol 37  1915   Welsh Journals Online     

Price, Marilyn A. Monumental inscriptions in the parish churchyard of Hyssington, Montgomeryshire. Basingstoke : M. E. MacSorley, 1996. 22p

Williams, J B         A History of the Parish of Hyssington        Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire   Vol 35  1910   Welsh Journals Online  


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Hyssington area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked 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.

Parish statistics; Area 1832 acres; Population 143 males, 135 females, total 278

  •  Hyssington Parish Church            Attendance - average - morning/evening 90          "The Church is served alternately with Snead when the one is in the morning the other is in the evening....."        

Church of St Etheldreda, Hysssington on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site

Wesleyan churches on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site - Hyssington

Church Records

Included township of Mucklewick, Shropshire (transferred to Shelve in 1884)

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

Extant parochial church records for this parish span the dates shown below ( Parish Registers of Wales, 2000) ;

  • Baptisms ; Marriages ; Burials - all CMB with incumbent
    Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the Herefordshire Archives and/or SOG or Flintshire Archives 

Description and Travel

Hyssington Castle on the Castle Wales site

Historic Landscape Characterisation - Hyssington - on the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust site

You can see pictures of Hyssington which are provided by:


Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

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

  • Hyssington deeds deposited by Wace, Morgan and Salt, solicitors   "Deeds, 1892-1900, relating to Fishpool Farm and other properties in Hyssington, Montgomeryshire"


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

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO312941 (Lat/Lon: 52.540366, -3.015884), Hyssington which are provided by:

Public Records

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

  • Hyssington Parish Council records  1839-1855

Social life and Customs

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

  • Hyssington and Churchstoke Girl Guides, minutes   1928-1993