"LLANLLWCHAIARN, a parish in the hundred of Newtown, county Montgomery, 1½ mile N.E. of Newtown, its post town, and 6 miles S.W. of Montgomery. It is situated on the banks of the river Severn, which is here crossed by a bridge of three arches, and is partly within the borough of Newtown. The Montgomery canal passes through the parish, which includes the townships of Aberbechan, Gwestydd, Hendidley, and Kilcowen. Woollen cloth and superior flannel is manufactured here. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of St. Asaph, value £355, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Llwchaiarn, is a structure of the present century, erected on the site of the former one. There are some traces of a Roman road. Newydd Fraith is the chief seat."
"ABERBECHAN, a township in the parish of Llanllwchaiarn, hundred of Newtown, in county Montgomeryshire North Wales, not far from Newtown. It stands at the confluence of the rivers Bechan and Severn, Aberbechan House is the residence of Sir J. Clifton, Bart."
"GWESTYDD, a township in the parish of Llanllwchaiarn, county Montgomery, 2 miles N.E. of Newtown."
"HENDIDLEY, a township in the parish of Llanllwchaiarn, county Montgomery, 2 miles from Newtown. It is situated on the canal, and contains the hamlet of Penygloddfa."