Newtown, Powys, Wales Genealogy

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Montgomeryshire Parishes

Newtown (Welsh: Y Drenewydd) is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in Powys, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Montgomeryshire, where it was the county-town. Between 1974 and 1996 it was in the County of Powys and in 1996 it became part of the modern County of Powys.


For more information on Newtown see:


Years County
before 31 March 1974 Montgomeryshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Powys
from 1 April 1996 Powys


Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

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.

Probate Records

Poor Law Union Records

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