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"ALLTMAWR, a parish in the hundred of Builth, in the county of Brecon, South Wales, 3 miles to the S.E. of Builth. It is situated on the river Wye. The living is a curacy in the diocese of St. David's, value £48, in the patronage of the vicar of Llanavan-Vawr." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


Church History

Church of St Mauritius, Allt-Mawr in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, in the community of Erwood - on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site.


Church Records

Detailed information on deposited registers and transcripts for this parish is given under Breconshire Parish Registers on the Powys Archives website

As a guide only, the principal extant parochial church records for this parish span the dates shown below Parish Registers of Wales, 2000):

  • Baptisms - ; Marriages 1912-1971; Burials - (20th century baptisms and burials with incumbent) Pre 1813 records included in PR Llanafan Fawr(1831 Survey). Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW.

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Historical Geography

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