Llanymynech, Powys, Wales Genealogy
The Wales/England border runs down the centre of the village's main street, with the western half of the village in Wales and the eastern half in England.
Before 1974 those parts of the village in Wales were in the historic county of Montgomeryshire and, between 1974 and 1996 in the County of Powys. In 1996 they became part of the modern County of Powys.
In 1868: "LLANYMYNECH, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Oswestry, county Salop with a part in the county of Montgomery, 6 miles S.W. of Oswestry, its post town, and 17 N.W, of Shrewsbury. It is situated on the borders of Denbighshire and Montgomeryshire, a small portion of the parish extending into those counties...." (From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)).
For more information on Llanymynech see:
|before 31 March 1974||Montgomeryshire|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Powys|
|from 1 April 1996||Powys|
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Union Records
Maps and Gazetteers
- Llanymynech at Vision of Britain