Place:Montgomery, Montgomeryshire, Wales

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NameMontgomery
Alt namesTrefaldwynsource: Wikipedia
TypeCounty town
Coordinates52.567°N 3.167°W
Located inMontgomeryshire, Wales
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Montgomery (; meaning "The Town of Baldwin") is a town in the Welsh county of Powys. It was previously the county town of Montgomeryshire. The town lies one mile (1.6 km) from the English border in the Welsh Marches. Its castle, Montgomery Castle, was started in 1223, and its parish church in 1227. Other locations in the town include The Old Bell Museum, the Offa's Dyke Path, the Robber's Grave and the town wall. The large Iron Age Hill Fort Ffridd Faldwyn is sited to the NW of the town and to the W of Montgomery Castle.

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