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Llanfyllin, Powys

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Llanfyllin, Powys

Llanfyllin is a small town in Powys, Mid Wales, United Kingdom. Llanfyllin's population at the date of the 2001 Census was 1,407, of which over half have knowledge of the Welsh language.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSJ1419
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue Authority
Fire and Rescue Authority
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh

Other names by which Llanfyllin, Powys has been known in the past

Lan Vethlin ~ Llan Silin

Llanfyllin, Powys in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanfyllin.-- parl. bor., market town, and par. with ry. sta., Montgomeryshire, in N. of co., on river Cain, 14 miles SW. of Oswestry - par., 7923 ac., pop. 1774; bor., 377 ac., pop. 1080; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday. Llanfyllin is an ancient chartered incorporation, and is prettily situated. Brewing, malting, and tanning are the chief employments. Llanfyllin is one of the Montgomery District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returns 1 member.

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