Powys Digital History Project  Llanidloes manuscript
Welcome to our pages on the local history of Llanidloes and the surrounding district in the ancient county of Montgomeryshire in mid-Wales. The town itself has medieval origins and is the first town on the River Severn.
Select from the list below for particular aspects of the past of this Severn valley community.
 As with the other communities on the website, we have been using original archive documents, early school logbooks, old photographs and other sources to tell some of the story of the area.
Disaster at Tylwch, 1899
A death in 1782
Street life
A guide of 1812
School life
Trade directory, 1835
The Great War
The flannel industry
The railway
Chartist outbreak, 1839
Town Criers
The mining industry
A Llanidloes tannery
A gazetteer of 1843
Llanidloes today
The Mills family 
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