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Bibliography

Edwards, R Wynn. A history of the parish of Meifod. 188?, 188p

Jones, Gwilym T. A headless ghost at Meifod. Country Quest 30/10 (1990), p. 41 Meifod : a century of change : a pictorial record. Llanfyllin : Meifod Local History Group, 1999. 158p

Parish of Meifod : memorial inscriptions. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2003. 48p

Parish of Meifod : Main Independent Chapel : Register of baptisms, 1821-1837. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2001. 32p

Parish of Meifod : register of baptisms, 1761-1812. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2003. 146p

Parish of Meifod : register of baptisms, 1813-1880. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2003. 116p

Parish of Meifod : register of baptisms, marriages & burials 1649-1675. Welshpool : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, c2003. Also 1675-1702, 2003. Also 1597-1648, 2003.

Parish of Meifod : register of burials : 1702-1812 . [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2003. 160p. Also 1813-1870 , 2003.

Parish of Meifod : register of marriages, 1702-1837. [S.l.] : Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society, 2003. 106p

Scard, M Ann. Village with a tale to tell : a journey to Meifod. Country Quest (November 1998), p. 44

Census

Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Meifod  parish 1841-1901

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 12614 acres; Population 878 males, 885 females, total 1763

MEIFOD, Christ Church, Bwlchycibau   1862  - on the Church plans online site

Church of St Tyslio, Meifod on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site

Independent churches on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site - Meifod

Calvinistic Methodist (Presbyterian) churches on the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society site - Meifod

Rees, Thomas & John Thomas Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru   (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). The  Sarnau  section (in Welsh) has been extracted - with translation by Maureen Saycell (May 2010)              Also Main chapel - with translation by Maureen Saycell (Aug 2010)           Also Meifod chapel   - with translation by Maureen Saycell (Aug 2010)     Also Pontrobert chapel - with translation by Maureen Saycell (Aug 2010)

Church Records

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;

Description and Travel

Meifod - on Wikipedia

Gazetteers

Land and Property

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

Maps

View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries

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

Victorian Powys for schools site - Map of Meifod in 1840, and 1902

 

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