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Pen-rhos (Trinity Chapel)


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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Pen-rhos (Trinity Chapel) which are provided by:


The transcription of the section for Pen-rhos (Trinity Chapel)f rom the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Pen-rhos (Trinity Chapel) has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


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



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ236165 (Lat/Lon: 52.740686, -3.133113), Pen-rhos (Trinity Chapel) which are provided by: