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  • Willans, J B    A history of the parish of Snead        Collections historical & archaeological relating to Montgomeryshire   Vol 35  1910   Welsh Journals Online  


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

Parish statistics; Area 644 acres; Population 32 males, 30 females, total 62

  • Snead Parish Church               Attendance - evening 14              "This church is served alternately with Hyssington one morning then other evening. This was a very windy day and cold"    R Evans, Incumbent, Church Stoke, Shrewsbury

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Snead on the Montgomeryshire Churches Survey site

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;

  • Baptisms 1665-1988 ; Marriages 1665-1952 ; Burials 1665-1984
    Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the Shropshire Archives.  
    Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the Herefordshire Archives

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Snead 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 SO315919 (Lat/Lon: 52.520628, -3.011007), Snead which are provided by: