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Aberhonddu / Brecon



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Transcripts of 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911 censuses for Christ College School, Brecon - on John Ball's Welsh Family History Archive website.

Church History

The Diocese of Swansea and Brecon site

Church Records

See below under parishes

Court Records

Petty Sessions were first held in the nineteenth century, a minor court presided over by two or more justices or magistrates.
Records include minute books, court registers, adoption registers, licensing and ledger accounts. There is a 75 year closure period for adoption records and 30 years for the rest. Petty Sessions Records from 1903-1994 (reference: BPS/BR) have been deposited at Powys Archives

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc. within/adjacent to the town of 'Brecon' as shown on the parish map on the CD of Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. (Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R.) (Extracted by John Ball).
NB - both these sections are described as Extra-parochial in the source gazetteer.

Welcome to Brecon 2

Historic Cathedral Town

Brecon Beacons National Park Online Guide

Wales Calling site - Brecon Beacons

Brecon Castle on the Castle Wales site

Monmouthshire Brecon and Abergavenny Canal Trust


The transcription of the section for Brecon from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.



Christ College, Brecon

Christ College, Brecon - Transcripts of 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, and 1911 censuses on John Ball's Welsh Family History Archive website.

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