Breconshire

Aberyscir Breconshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish Alternative names: Aberysker Parish church: St. Mary; St. Cynidr Parish registers begin: 1721 Nonconformists include: Independents (chapel at Abegyscir) Parishes adjacent to Aberyscir Llanfihangel Nant Bran Trallong Battle Llanspyddid St John Brecon Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870 ABERYSCIR, a parish in the district and county of Brecon; 2½ miles …

Aberyscir Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »

Alltmawr Breconshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish Parish church: St. Mauritius Parish registers begin: Included in Llanafan Fawr Adjacent Parishes Llanddewir-cwm Gwenddwr Aberedw Etymology The name Alltmawr signifies the great woody mount. Alternative names for Alltmawr: Altmaur Allt-Fawr Churches Alltmawr Parochial Chapel Dedication: St. Mauritius Formerly attached to Llanafan Fawr Service in English. The church, dedicated to St. Mauritius, consists of …

Alltmawr Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »

Battle Breconshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish Parish church: St Cynog Parish registers begin: Baptisms & Burials 1720; Marriages, 1754 Nonconformists include: Parishes adjacent to Battle Llanfihangel Nant Bran St John Brecon Aberyscir Llandefaelog-fach Merthyr Cynog Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870 BATTLE, a parish in the district and county of Brecon; on the river Yscar, …

Battle Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »

Brecknock or Brecon Brecknockshire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

The following are the principal inhabitants: Gentlemen Corrie Robert, Esq. Hughes Samuel, Esq. Justice of Peace James William Morgan, Esq. Justice of Peace Jeffreys Walter, Esq. Justice of Peace Lloyd J. Bullock, Esq. Lloyd T. Bullock, Esq. Macnamara Michael, Esq. Powell William, Esq. Justice of Peace Wilkins Jeffreys, Esq. Clergy Bevas Rev. James, Curate of …

Brecknock or Brecon Brecknockshire Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791 Read More »

Brecon, Breconshire Family History Guide

Brecon consists of the following parishes: Brecon, St David – Lower Division (Llanfaes) Brecon, St John The Evangelist – Upper Division Brecon, St Mary Nonconformists include: Independents, Baptists, Calvinistic Methodists, and Roman Catholics Brecon, St David – Lower Division Also known as Llanfaes Adjacent Parishes Brecon, St John The Evangelist – Upper Division Modrydd Christ …

Brecon, Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »

Llanddewi Abergwesyn Breconshire Family History Guide

13½ miles (N.N.E.) from Llandovery. This parish, which comprises one of the wildest and least cultivated tracts in the county, derives its name from the dedication of its church, and from the little river Gwessin. The roads are utterly impassable for carriages, and unsafe even for common carts. Adjacent Parishes Llanfihangel Abergwesyn Llanwrtyd Llanwrthwl Caron-uwch-clawdd …

Llanddewi Abergwesyn Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »

Llanddewi’r Cwm, Breconshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish Alternative names: Llanddewi-Cwm Parish church: St David Parish registers begin: Baptisms & Burials 1765, Marriages 1755 Nonconformists include: Public elementary school built in 1864 for 35 children. Parishes adjacent to Llanddewi’r Cwm Llanelwedd Maesmynis Gwenddwr Builth Llanfaredd Alltmawr Llangynog Aberedw Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870 LLANDDEWI’R-CWM, a parish …

Llanddewi’r Cwm, Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »

Llanelly Breconshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish Parish church: St. Elliw / St. Ellwy Alternative names: Llanelli, Bryn Mawr Other places in the parish include: Blackrock, Llanelly Hisllside, Clydach, Darenfelen, Gilwern and Maesgwartha. Parish registers begin: 1701 Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independents, Congregational, Calvinistic Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist and Primitive Methodists. Adjacent Parishes Aberystruth Llanwenarth Citra Penallt Llanwenarth Ultra Llangenny Llanfoist Historical Descriptions …

Llanelly Breconshire Family History Guide Read More »