"LLANLLIGAN, or LLANLLUGAN (LLAN-LLUGAN), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of NEWTOWN, county of MONTGOMERY, NORTH WALES, 4 miles (S. W.) from Llanvair, containing 361 inhabitants. ... This parish, which is nearly in the centre of the county, is intersected by the small river Rhiw, which has its source in the immediate vicinity, and, after passing by the village, pursues its course in an easterly direction, and falls into the Severn at Berriew. It is about three miles in length, and a mile and a half in breadth, and a very large proportion of it is unenclosed and uncultivated. ... The church, dedicated to St. Mary, and situated on the bank of the river Rhiw, is an ancient structure ..." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis, 1833]
Barker, Eirlys M. Pryce Hughes of Llanllugan and South Carolina : a note. Montgomeryshire Collections (Transactions of the Powys-land Club) 80 (1992), p. 123-8
Carver, B E V. Monumental Inscriptions : St Mary's Church in Wales, Llanllugan, Montgomeryshire. Basingstoke : M. E. MacSorley, 1996. 16p Parish of Llanllugan : Parish Church of St Mary, Caersalem Baptist Chapel, Carmel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel village inscriptions : memorial inscriptions. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, c1999. 36p
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 3945 acres; Population 191 males, 174 females, total 365
Llanllugan Parish Church Attendance - evening 20 "The living is in the gift of the Lords of the manor, seven in number....." Services in Welsh Henry John Pugh, Officiating Minister
Carmel, Calvinistic Methodists Erected 1825 Attendance - morning 52 scholars, afternoon 79, evening 54 "A day school is kept in the Chapel. No regular minister....." John Williams, Deacon, Tyhir, Manafon
Caersalem, Baptist Erected 1842 Attendance - morning 53, afternoon 23 scholars, evening 49 Richard A Jones, Baptist Minister, Welshpool
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 1603-33, 1670, 1672, 1676, 1679-1702, 1731-1991; Marriages 1603-33, 1670, 1672, 1676, 1679-1702, 1731-1971; Burials 1603-33, 1670, 1672, 1676, 1679-1702, 1731-1991
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