Presteigne Poor Law Union, Radnorshire



Declared 15 October 1836

Dissolved 27 February 1877

Upon its dissolution the parishes that were part of Presteigne Union were transferred to Kington Union

Places within Presteigne Union

County of Hereford

  • Byton (parish)
  • Combe (township) (a)
  • Knill (parish)
  • Lingen (parish)
  • Lower Kinsham (township) (a)
  • Rodd, Nash amd Little Brampton (township) (a)
  • Stapleton (township) (a)
  • Upper Kinsham (parish)
  • Willey (township) (a)

County of Radnor

  • Cascob (parish) (b)
  • Discoed or Discoyd (township) (a)
  • Litton and Cascob (township) (a)
  • Norton (parish)
  • Pilleth (parish)
  • Presteigne (parish) (a)
  • Whitton (parish)

(a) Combe, Discoed (or Discoyd), part of Litton and Cascob (the remainder of which is in the parish of Cascob), Lower Kinsham, Presteigne (which consists of the wards of High street and St. David-street, and Broad street and Hereford street), Rodd Nash and Little Brampton, Stapleton, and Willey, constitute the parish of Presteigne.

(b) Cascob, and part of Litton and Cascob (the remainder of which is in the parish of Presteigne), constitute the parish of Cascob.

Further Reading

Poor Law Union Records: South West England, the Marches and Wales v. 3 (Gibson Guides) by J.S.W. Gibson and Colin Rogers