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Brecon, St Mary
"The living of St. Mary's is a perpetual curacy annexed to the vicarage of St. John's. The church, which was rebuilt in the 16th century, is a handsome structure, chiefly in the perpendicular style, but with some vestiges of Norman architecture. It stands in the middle of the town, and has a square tower about 90 feet high."[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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 (as detailed in Parish Registers of Wales, (NLW 2000) but exact current holdings should be confirmed with the individual Archives:
- Baptisms 1684-1958; Marriages 1684-1976; Burials 1684-6, 1693 (see St John's for later); Banns 1883-1971 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, the Soc Gen and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW.
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