Radnorshire Archives and Libraries
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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Wales Archives and Libraries page.
Record Office[edit | edit source]
Montgomeryshire Record Office
Ddole Road Enterprise Park
Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6DF UK
Telephone: 01597 826088
Website: Montgomeryshire Record Office
Website #2: Powys Archives
- Montgomeryshire Record Office is situated in Llandrindod Wells. Powys was created in 1974 from Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Breconshire and became a unitary county in 1996. They hold resources relating to this area. Dating from the fourteenth century, these resources cover many different topics, so are useful to anyone interested in conducting research of any type.
Libraries[edit | edit source]
Museums[edit | edit source]
- The museum’s collection covers archaeology, geology, palaeontology, fine art, and social history, telling the county's story from prehistoric times onwards. Its exhibits include a carved stone sheela-na-gig (a pre-Norman fertility symbol) discovered during renovation at the Old Parish Church. It has a permanent display about the Victorian diarist Francis Kilvert.
Rhayader Museum and Gallery (Amgueddfa ac Oriel Rhaeadr Gwy)
Rhayader LL6 5ER UK
Telephone: 01597 810561
Website: Rhayader Museum and Gallery
Website #2: Rhayader Museum and Gallery
- Rhayader Museum and Gallery has been described as a little gem. There is a strong focus on the history of the local area, including the Cambrian Mountains and the Elan Valley.
Archives[edit | edit source]
Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
Fir Tree Lane
Hereford, Herefordshire, England HR2 6LA UK
Telephone: 01432 260750
Website: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
- Hereford Archive Services holds Hereford diocesan and parish records (bishops' transcripts, probate and tithe records and parish registers) for various parishes on the Radnorshire/Herefordshire border.
- The Powys County Archives Office serves as the official repository for the records of the current county of Powys (established in 1974) and the three incorporated former counties of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire, and Radnorshire.