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Bick, David E. Old metal mines of Mid-Wales : West Montgomeryshire, Aberdovey, Dinas Mawddwy and Llangynog. Newent, Glos. : Pound House, 1990. 52p Llangynog village workshops = Gweithdai pentref Llangynog. Welshpool : Montgomeryshire District Council,  12p
Williams, R A. The old mines of the Llangynog district (North Powys, Mid Wales). Sheffield : Northern Mine Research Society, 1985. 128p
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 3223 acres; Population 293 males, 275 females, total 568
- Llangynog Parish Church Attendance - morning 40, evening 35 + 20 scholars Services in Welsh Richard Jones, Minister
- Wesleyan Chapel, Wesleyan Methodists Erected 1804 Attendance - morning 90, afternoon 106, evening 120 Rich. Prichard, Llanfyllin
- Ebenezer, Independents Erected 1834 Attendance - afternoon 21, evening 21 Robert Thomas, Independent Preacher
- Penuel Chapel, Calvinistic Methodists Erected 1826 Attendance - morning 69, afternoon 57 scholars, evening 120 Edward Morris, Superintendent
- Bridge Chapel, Wesleyan Methodists Erected c 1805 Attendance - morning 75, evening 94 Thomas Thomas, Steward
Church of St Cynog, Llangynog on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site
Wesleyan churches on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site - Carmel
Calvinistic Methodist (Presbyterian) churches on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site - Penuel
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 Llangynog chapel (in Welsh ) - with translation
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 1720-1870; Marriages 1720-1761, 1763-1971; Burials 1720-1885; Banns 1824-1866
Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, and/or Powys Archives.
Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW, Denbighshire Archives and/or Flintshire Archives
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ054259 (Lat/Lon: 52.822282, -3.405338), Llangynog which are provided by:
Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
- Llangynog lead-silver and copper mines, plans 1850-1877 "The area of Llangynog, Montgomeryshire, was known for its lead-silver and copper mines. By far the most important mine was the Llangynog Lead Mine, which in the 18th and early 19th centuries was mined by the Chirk Castle and Powis Castle estates and their lessees........................ The mine was sold to the Llangynog United Mining Company in 1859. This went into liquidation in 1869 but was replaced with the New Llangynog Mining Company, which survived until 1885. ........................."
- Mines and Quarries Inspectorate Montgomeryshire records 1868-1938 Including ".............West Llangynog Mine............"