Pen-rhos (Trinity Chapel)

"PENRHOS, a hamlet in the hundred of Llanfyllin, county Montgomery, 6 miles S.E. of Llanfyllin. It is situated on the Severn, and belongs to the Gores of Penrhos Hall."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]



Brown, Roger L. Making a new parish : Holy Trinity, Penrhos. Montgomeryshire Collections 84 (1996), p. 115-22

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.

    Church of Holy Trinity, Penrhos on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site


    Church Records

    A parish formed out of Llandrinio, Llansanffraid-ym-Mechain, Meifod & Cegidfa/Guilsford in 1844

    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 1696-1991; Marriages 1702-54, 1846-1989; Burials 1695-1963; Banns 1846-1935
      Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, and/or Powys Archives.  
      Bishops Transcripts - see Llandrinio

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