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Adams, D R. Mines and caves in the area between Llanymynech and the Dee. [Newport (Salop.)] : Shropshire Mining Club, 1972. 27p

Adams, David R. The mines of Llanymynech Hill. Newport, Shropshire : Shropshire Caving and Mining Club, 1992. 53p

Edwards, Geoffrey. History of Oswestry & Llanymynech races 1779-1940. Oswestry : Geoffrey Edwards, 1989. 53p

Gibson, Alex. The excavation of a ring-ditch at Elmtree Farm, Llanymynech, Powys. Archaeology in Wales 32 (1992), p. 15-17 Llanymynech, Pant & Carreghofa memories book. [S.l.] : Llanymynech and Pant Parish Council, [2001] 44p

Musson, Chris. Llanymynech hillfort, Powys and Shropshire : observations on construction work, 1981. Montgomeryshire Collections (Transactions of the Powys-land Club) 77 (1989), p. 15-26

Oppitz, Leslie. Line that ran out of steam : [Shrewsbury to Llanymynech]. Country Quest 33/3 (1992), p. 16-17

Oppitz, Leslie. Village of phantom fiddler [Llanymynech]. Country Quest 33/4 (1992), p. 40-1

Rhodes, Neil. Views from the hill : a 2000-year history of the Llanymynech area : 20 pages of local stories and pictures. Llanymynech : The Llanymynech Amateur Dramatic Society, [2001] 20p

Villiers, Tony. The history and life of S. Agatha's Church Llanymynech. Much Wenlock : R. J. L .Smith, 1994. 20p


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llanymynech 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.

Carreghova Township, part of Llanymynech parish; statistics; Area 1223 acres; Population 167 males, 167 females, total 334

  • No returns

"LLANYMYNECH, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Oswestry, county Salop with a part in the county of Montgomery, 6 miles S.W. of Oswestry, its post town, and 17 N.W, of Shrewsbury. It is situated on the borders of Denbighshire and Montgomeryshire, a small portion of the parish extending into those counties...." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Photograph of the parish church on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site

Church Records

Parish comprising the townships of Llwyntidman/Llwyntidmon and Treprennal in Shropshire and Carreghwfa/Carreghofa (formerly a detached part of Denbighshire) in Montgomeryshire

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 1666-1867; Marriages 1666-1837 ; Burials 1666-1898
    Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at Shropshire Archives.  
    Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at Lichfield Archives
You can see pictures of Llanymynech which are provided by:


The transcription of the section for Llanymynechf rom the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.

Historical Geography

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

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Llanymynech to another place.


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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ267208 (Lat/Lon: 52.779764, -3.088167), Llanymynech which are provided by: