Places

Tallarn Green Village Hall

Tallarn Green Village Hall (below), started life as a World War I army hut, refurbished and extended is still in regular use. Groups meeting there include the WI and Sequence Dancing. Source: Muba;

As it was!

Powys (1063-1160)

After Earl Harold had ravaged Gwynedd in 1063, this created a power vacuum that allowed Powys to extend its influence north over the next 100 years. The rulers of the ‘House of Mathrafal’ took their [more]

1800s

Hanmer Parish Paper 1876

January 1876Testimonial to Rev. F. SlaterOn the evening of the 20th of November [1875], at the little school-room in Tallarn Green, the Rev. Francis Slater was presented, by the congregation, and a few other parishioners, [more]

As it was!

Powys Fadog (1160-1284)

In 1160 the kingdom of Powys split into two parts. The northern section was called Powys Fadog and may have been ruled from an early wooden castle at Dinas Bran above Llangollen. Powys Fadog recognised [more]

1800s

Paupers & Poor Law Union

Prior to 1834 paupers were the responsibility of the Parish overseers, who often paid a pension for the pauper to continue living at home. In 1834 Poor Law Unions were formed which constructed work houses. [more]

Hanmer

Hanmer-cum-Tallarn 1886

The Magazine for the Rural Deaneries of Ellesmere and Bangor-Iscoyd 1886Hanmer-cum-Tallarn January 1886Hanmer Parochial School (Flint)Boys’ School. – “The boys are in very good order, and are taught with very decided success. In my opinion [more]

Biographies

Philip Maddocks 1816-1906

OBITUARY OF PHILIP MADDOCKS 1816-1906pp 26-28 Primitive Methodist Minute Book, 1907 Held in the John Rylands University Library, ManchesterThe Rev. Philip Maddocks was born at Sarn Bridge, in the county of Flint, on December 16th, [more]

Biographies

Lord Kenyon

Baron Kenyon Lord Kenyon, Baron of Gredington, in the County of Flint, is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain. It was created in 1788 for the lawyer and judge Sir Lloyd Kenyon, 1st [more]

Penley

Dymock Arms, Penley

Said originally to have been 2 cottages. Alternatively it might have been a single lobby-entry house, and it is shown on the 1837 Tithe map as a single dwelling. It subsequently became a public house [more]