Llanfair Waterdine

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"LLANFAIR WATERDINE, a parish in the hundred of Clun, county Salop, 5 miles N.W. of Knighton, its post town, and 5 S.W. of Claim. It is situated in the vicinity of Offa's Dyke, on the north-eastern bank of the river Teme, which divides this county from Radnorshire. The main road between Knighton and Newtown passes through the village. The parish is large, including the townships of Clewilsey, Funnanvair, Maynethesney, Selly, Skyborry, and Trebert. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Hereford, value £78. The church is a modern, edifice, erected on the site of a former one. It is a stone structure in the Gothic style of architecture, and dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities amount to £5 annually. There is a National school for children of both sexes, the building for which was completed in the year following the opening of the church (1855). The Earl of Powis is lord of the manor."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015

  • " CLEWILSEY, a township in the parish of Llanfair-Waterdine, in the county of Salop, 4 miles to the N.W. of Knighton."
  • " FUNNANVAIR, a township in the parish of Llanfair-Waterdine, county Salop, 4 miles N.W. of Knighton."
  • " LLANFAIR, a township in the parish of Llanfair-Waterdine, Mainstone division of the hundred of Clun, county Salop, 4 miles N.W. of Knighton."
  • " MANEYTHESNEY, a township in the parish of Llanfair Waterdine, county Salop, 9 miles S.W. of Bishop's Castle."
  • " SELLEY, a township in the parish of Llanfair Waterdine, county Salop, 3 miles N.W. of Knighton, on Offa's Dyke."
  • " SKYBORRY, a township in the parish of Llanfair-Waterdine, county Salop, 2 N.W. of Knighton, situated on the river Teme."
  • " TREBERT, a township in the parish of Llanfair Waterdine, county Salop, 3 miles N.W. of Knighton."

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