Llanfair Waterdine, Shropshire Family History Guide



Llanfair Waterdine is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1751 from chapelry in Clun Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Trebert, Skyborry, Selley, Maneythesney, Llanvair, Funnanvair, and Clewilsey.

Alternative names: Llanvair Waterdine

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1593
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Llanfair Waterdine

Historical Descriptions

Llanfair Waterdine

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LLANVAIR-WATERDINE, a parish in the district of Knighton and county of Salop; on the river Teme at the boundary with Radnor, near Offa’s dyke, 4 miles NW of Knighton r. station. It contains the townships of Llanvair, Clewilsey, Funnauvair, Maneythesney, Selly, Skyborry, and Trebert; and its Post town is Knighton, Radnorshire. Acres, 7,720. Real property, £5,730. Pop., 611. Houses, 116. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Earl of Powis. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £78. Patron, the Earl of Powis. The church was rebuilt in 1854, and is in the pointed style. There are a national school, and charities £5.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Llanvair Waterdine. A parish in the Mainstone division of the hundred of Clun. A curacy not in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Clun, and archdeaconry of Salop. 87 houses, 477 inhabitants. 10 miles south-west of Bishopscastle.

Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824

Clewilsey

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Clewilsey. A township in the parish of Llanvair Waterdine, and in the Mainstone division of the hundred of Clun.

Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824

Funnonvair

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Funnonvair. A township in the parish of Llanvair Waterdine, and in the Mainstone division of the hundred of Clun.

Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824

Menethesney

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Menethesney. A township in the parish of Llanvair Waterdine, and in the Mainstone division of the hundred of Clun.

Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824

Selley

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Selley, a township in Llanvair-Waterdine parish, Salop; 3 ¼ miles NNW of Knighton.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Poll Books

Llanvair Waterdine, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865

Directories

Llanvair Waterdine Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Knighton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Clun
  • Poor Law Union: Knighton
  • Hundred: Clun
  • Province: Canterbury