St Agatha, Llanymynech, Shropshire/Powys border
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The church of St Agatha, an entirely Victorian rebuild, is wholly in Shropshire although a small part of the churchyard is in Powys. The dedication is an unusual one, for Agatha was a Sicilian saint during the Roman era, and its appearance in the Welsh marches is unexplained, though as Archdeacon Thomas speculated in the 19th century, it could be a rededication stemming from the patronage of a returning crusader.
David Ernest Victor Jones was drowned in the River Vyrnwy aged 9.