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  Quakers of Wales
Montgomeryshires loss proved to be Pennsylvanias gain, for Lloyd became one of the patrician pillars of the Quaker community in Philadelphia, serving as President of the Provincial Council in 1684 and Deputy-Governor for the Proprietor until 1693.
Recent research into the nature of society in Montgomeryshire in the late Stuart period has revealed that the median value of the wealth of a sample of eighty yeomen was £85 per annum.
Although the followers of George Fox in Montgomeryshire bound themselves together in sweet fellowship and dreamed of spreading their ideology among all social groups, their hopes were thwarted at every turn.
www.angelfire.com /ut/humceltic/Welsh2.html   (6166 words)

 Montgomeryshire, WalesGenWeb Project
Montgomeryshire, Welsh Sir Drefaldwyn, historic county of north-central Wales, along the English border.
Montgomeryshire is an area of wooded hills and valleys encircled by higher mountains, including Long Mountain in the east, Clifaesty Hill in the south, Plynlimon in the west, and the Berwyn mountains in the north.
The area was under the rule of the marcher lordships (local rulers in Wales who were partly independent of the English crown) until 1536, when King Henry VIII created the county of Montgomeryshire and thus brought the area fully under the administration of the crown.
www.rootsweb.com /~wlsmgy   (622 words)

 Montgomeryshire Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LMS were infamous for their dislike of canals and thus they did very little to maintain the waterways under their control, the condition of the Montgomeryshire Canal declined very rapidly.
Although this might seem strange, it was done because there was a big threat of a bypass road being built which had the possibility of using the canal's course from Welshpool to Abermule, thus it was vital to open up the canal and use it.
The Montgomeryshire Canal Preservation Society (which later became the restoration society) had their first major battle when the new bypass reached Abermule (south of Welshpool).
www.btinternet.com /~canals/canals/montgomeryshireroot.htm   (2291 words)

 Montgomeryshire Canal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Montgomeryshire Canal continues south from Lockgate Bridge Junction, a brand new lock is situated about ¼ of a mile past the junction and the brand new aqueduct over the River Perry follows less than a mile further on.
The Montgomeryshire Canal is one of very few to have a "sump" level.
One mile further on the canal swings south west, at Garthmyl, where the Montgomeryshire Canal originally ended for a number of years until the Western Branch was created.
www.btinternet.com /~canals/canals/montgomeryshireroute.htm   (2945 words)

 Hearth Tax
Montgomeryshire has returns for 1662 and 1671, arranged by township.
The 1671 returns have been transcribed by a member of the Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society and are to be uploaded, as time permits, onto this page.
An index, which involves checking the originals at the Public Record Office, Kew, is in preparation.
home.freeuk.net /montgensoc/pages/hearth_tax.htm   (226 words)

The Montgomeryshire Medical Society has grown over the years from a small peripatetic society into an internationally respected rural health organisation.
The founder members believed that GPs should be responsible for their own professional development and their programme was based on the principal of developing educational programmes which were organised for rural GPs by rural GPs.
The Society realise that they have established Rural Practice as a discipline in its own right and feel that its involvement in a Institute of Rural Health is a natural progression, ensuring that the lessons learned and their vision is extended across the whole of Rural Wales.
www.rural-health.ac.uk /ruralhealthworld/mms.php   (420 words)

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Montgomeryshire was predominantly a pastoral county extending from the fertile Shropshire plain in the East to the mountain regions in the West.
The ancient oak forests and good pastures of cattle, horses and sheep, together its lush grasslands justified the counties reputation as the paradise of Wales.
However, during the sixteenth century, Montgomeryshire suffered the same problems of deforestation and enclosure as the rest of the country.
www.oldmap.co.uk /Montgomeryshire.html   (131 words)

 GENUKI: Montgomeryshire
Montgomeryshire Genealogical Society was founded in 1994 to provide a forum for people with family history interests in the historical county of Montgomeryshire and its borders.
The Powys Family History Society was established in 1980 by a number of enthusiasts interested in tracing their ancestors in the historic counties of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.
Among the Club's achievements are the publication of ninety volumes of its journal the Montgomeryshire Collections, the creation of the first public museum in Wales and the establishment and maintenance of one of the finest private historical libraries in Wales.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/wal/MGY   (3088 words)

 Royal Family of Europe - pafg106 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Iorwerth Ap MADOG was born about 1134 in Of,, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Miss Verch MADOG was born about 1137 in Of,, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
Elise Ap MADOG was born about 1127 in Of,, Montgomeryshire, Wales.
www.ishipress.com /royalfam/pafg106.htm   (1023 words)

 Montgomeryshire Minutes 24.9.96   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
RECOMMENDED TO MONTGOMERYSHIRE - that the area of land referred to be retained by the Committee until such time as a feasibility study on the development of the proposed crematorium at Christ Church is completed.
The figures indicated that Montgomeryshire decided 72 per cent of its planning applications within the statutory eight week period, a performance which was above the Welsh average and which represented an improvement over the same period in 1994.
The Montgomeryshire Planning Office was the eighth busiest of the forty offices in Wales in terms of planning application numbers, and of the eight busiest offices in Wales only three achieved a better performance than Montgomeryshire.
demserv.powys.gov.uk /english/minutes/mont/m240996.htm   (13984 words)

 Welshpool --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Welsh Y Trallwng town, Powys county, historic county of Montgomeryshire, Wales, in the valley of the River Severn.
In 1223 the English king Henry III built another castle at a new Montgomery, the present town, to which a royal charter was...
In 1967 Newtown was designated the second new town in Wales, in an effort to create additional employment opportunities and check persisting rural depopulation.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9076526?tocId=9076526   (412 words)

 The Montgomeryshire Society
The Montgomeryshire Society is a London-based association for people who have links with the old Welsh county.
Founded in 1927, it has enriched the lives of many Welsh people living in and around London for over seventy years and remains today one of a few of active county societies in the capital.
The Montgomeryshire Society promotes a varied programme of social and cultural events throughout the year including an annual reception, dinner, lectures, visits and social events.
www.montsoc.org.uk   (169 words)

 Royal Oak Hotel, Welshpool, Montgomeryshire
Little over three hours journey from London lies the county of Montgomeryshire in the middle of the ancient kingdom of Wales.
At the gateway to the county Welshpool, an historic border town is situated in the beautiful upper Severn Valley.
The rolling green countryside is dotted with sheep, castles and pretty timber framed houses built years ago from the famous Montgomeryshire oak said to have been the backbone of the early English Navy.
www.smoothhound.co.uk /hotels/royaloakho.html   (607 words)

 Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales): Hope mixed with some uncertainty; MONTGOMERYSHIRE: Rural Affairs Minister hints at the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hope mixed with some uncertainty; MONTGOMERYSHIRE: Rural Affairs Minister hints at the possibility of a new organic milk processing plant.(News)
WALES'S Rural Affairs Minister Carwyn Jones has revealed that there are plans for a new organic milk processing plant in the country.
After a visit to see for himself how farms in Montgomeryshire had successfully diversified into tourism and organic produce, Mr Jones said there had been "expressions of interest" in establishing a new processing site.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:84326637&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (213 words)

 Oliver Cromwell - Cromwell Britain - Montgomery, Montgomeryshire
Most of the weekly newspapers give accounts of the battle and its aftermath in their editions of the latter half of September 1644; they are to be found in the British Library, Thomason Tracts.
Many of the documents concerning the events of September 1644 were gathered together and printed, with a commentary, in the journal Montgomeryshire Collections 22 (1888).
The financial account of the slighting of the castle in 1649 is reproduced as appendix 4 of M.W. Thompson, The Decline of the Castle (Cambridge, 1987).
www.olivercromwell.org /britain_images/montgomery/montgomery.htm   (3904 words)

 MLD - Lembit Öpik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In September 1996, Lembit was selected as the new Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Montgomeryshire, to replace retiring MP Alex Carlile QC.
In the May 1997 General Election, he was elected as MP for Montgomeryshire.
He has worked hard to raise issues affecting Montgomeryshire in Parliament, including rural policing, the cost of fuel, train services, and the future of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
www.montgomery.libdems.org /Lembit.htm   (798 words)

 MONTGOMERYSHIRE - LoveToKnow Article on MONTGOMERYSHIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Woollen cloth and flannel manufacture have revived considerably.
The Cambrian railway, entering Montgomeryshire in the north-east, by Llanymynech, crosses it to the south-west with branches to Llanfyllin, Westbury and Van.
There is also a branch from Caersws to Glandyfi (Glandovey) junction, with the coastwise branch of the same company.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MO/MONTGOMERYSHIRE.htm   (884 words)

 The Colonel Stephens Museum - The Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Originally constructed as part of a grand Potteries, Shrewsbury and North Wales railway (known as "the Potts") which was built and opened from Shrewsbury to Llanymynech in 1866 with a branch from Kinnerley to Criggion.
It was reconstructed and reopened as the Shropshire and Montgomeryshire in 1911.
Passenger services ceased in 1933 and the railway began to fade away again only to be resurrected as a military railway in Word War II.
www.hfstephens-museum.org.uk /pages/his_railways/shrops.htm   (129 words)

 Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats
Lembit Öpik, MP for Montgomeryshire and Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has expressed his concern that the Government have declined to participate in a forum on Tetra and Mobile Phone Masts, to be held tomorrow in Westminster.
Montgomeryshire and Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has said that the European Union has handed ‘a monumental gift to Eurosceptics’ by omitting Wales from the map on the front of the Eurostat Yearbook 2004 in error.
Lembit Öpik, MP for Montgomeryshire and Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, questioned the Secretary of State for Wales today over the contradiction in the Government’s education policy whereby students are paid to study at 17 yet charged thousands of pounds to study at 19.
www.digitalethos.co.uk /montylibdems/libdemslembit/news.php   (6878 words)

 Montgomeryshire Scout Association Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Montgomeryshire Area Scout Council is part of The Scout Association in the United Kingdom
The Aim of the Scout Association is to promote the development of Young People in achieving their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potentials, as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.
Montgomeryshire Area Scout Council has a full programme of events lined up to celebrate Scoutings' Centenary in 2007.
www.montyscouts.org.uk   (180 words)

 Montgomeryshire Rural Enterprises
CPRW was told that, at the end of March, Carwyn Jones, AM and Minister for Rural Affairs, would be visiting Montgomeryshire at the invitation of Montgomeryshire Rural Enterprises.
At the same time, the farmers could see that despite the fact that their primary source of income was diminishing, alternative income from the projects would enable them to continue to farm.
Arrangements can be made so that visitors can have their luggage transported while they ride from one accommodation provider to another.
www.cprw.org.uk /artdirec/montre.htm   (845 words)

 ninemsn Encarta - Search Results - Montgomeryshire (parliamentary constituency)
Wales : Places : Parliamentary Constituencies: Montgomeryshire (parliamentary constituency)
Montgomeryshire (parliamentary constituency), United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in Montgomeryshire, central Wales, previously known as...
Falkirk (parliamentary constituency), United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in east-central Scotland, newly created at the 2005 general election...
au.encarta.msn.com /Montgomeryshire_(parliamentary_constituency).html   (82 words)

 Montgomeryshire Minutes 2.6.1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
RECOMMENDED to the Montgomeryshire Planning and Economic Development Committee that three appointments be made to the Montgomery Canal Working Party.
Members were advised that there were a number of grant applications where the applicants had expressed the wish to commence projects as soon as possible.
July 1999, officers were seeking approval to advise those applicants that they would be able to commence projects and that applications would be considered without prejudice when brought to the Committee.
demserv.powys.gov.uk /english/minutes/mont/m020699.htm   (1885 words)

 Montgomeryshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
respects the Poor Law Parishes in Montgomeryshire, which it is considered will be useful as an historical record.
A Poor Law Parish is defined to be "a place for which a separate Poor Rate is, or can be made, or a separate Overseer is, or can be appointed.
The action of the Yeomanry was characterised by a ballad writer of the time - as the Bloodless Battle of Heniarth - See Montgomeryshire Ballads by A Stanley Davis.
www.institutions.org.uk /workhouses/wales/MGY/montgomeryshire.htm   (1253 words)

 ELWa - Two Agrisgôp Leaders Appointed For Montgomeryshire
An innovative new management development programme designed to cultivate the managerial and entrepreneurial skills of Welsh farmers and their families has been launched in Montgomeryshire.
ADAS Cymru senior adviser John Evans, 58, and Wyn Owen, 41, of Menter a Busnes, have been appointed to deliver the free Agrisgôp programme in the former county and are busy recruiting people wishing to participate.
For more information, please contact Peter Bowen, ELWa programme manager, on 01686 622494 or John Evans, ADAS senior consultant, on 01686 627907 or Wyn Owen, Menter a Busnes, on 01938 820434.
www.elwa.org.uk /elwaweb/elwa.aspx?pageid=2762   (589 words)

 Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust - Community Heritage - Welshpool
Montgomeryshire Canal, Welshpool, canal yard and salt warehouse, SJ22590732
Montgomeryshire Canal, Welshpool, Hollybush Wharf weighbridge house, SJ22500730
Montgomeryshire Canal, Welshpool, Severn Road former canal warehouse, SJ2269307409
www.cpat.org.uk /ycom/wpool/wplind.htm   (258 words)

 Family Research in Montgomeryshire -- UK Genealogy .co.uk
Montgomeryshire is an inland county in Mid Wales.
We have listed details of some of the major archives and libraries in Montgomeryshire.
We have listed details of some of the main registration offices in Montgomeryshire.
www.ukgenealogy.co.uk /mgy.htm   (482 words)

 Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust | Llanymynech Rocks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LLANYMYNECH ROCKS nature reserve is a splendid example of how nature can re-assert herself in a habitat created by human activity.
The reserve occupies 9ha (22 1/2 acres) of abandoned limestone quarries astride the Welsh/English border - hence the Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust has a joint management agreement with the Shropshire Wildlife Trust.
The reserve is on the southern tip of the spur of Carboniferous Limestone which runs down through North Wales from Llandudno via Llangollen and Trevor Rocks to terminate here in a steep-sided, flat topped hill.
www.wildlifetrust.org.uk /montgomeryshire/llanymynech_rocks/llanymynech_rocks_e.html   (1410 words)

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