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Newtown, Powys, Wales Genealogy

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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.

History[edit | edit source]

For more information on Newtown see:

Administration[edit | edit source]

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

Records[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Union Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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