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Hearn, R. Bronllys : the malthouse. Llandrindod Wells : Powys County Council, 1978.

Smith, J Beverley. Bronllys Castle. Cardiff : H.M.S.O., 1981. 31p.


Census figures for Bronllys parish, 1841-1901 - on the Victorian Powys for Schools site.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bronllys area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

Church of St Mary, Bronllys - on Brecknockshire Churches Survey site.

Photograph and history of St Mary's Church on John Ball's Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection webpages.

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 (as detailed in Parish Registers of Wales (NLW 2000) but exact current holdings should be confirmed with the individual Archives:

  • Baptisms 1813-1992; Marriages 1755-1971; Burials 1813-1939. 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.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Bronllys which are provided by:

Bronllys Castle - on the Castle Wales site.

Places, villages, farms etc., in Bronllys parish 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)

  • Bronllys [5] - Bradwys, Bronllys, Bryn-du, Coldbrook, Lower Porthamal, Marish, Pont Trephilip, Pont-y-wal, Sanatorium, Trephilip, Trevithel.


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

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bronllys has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Tithe Map of Bronllys 1839 - on the Victorian Powys for Schools site.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO143349 (Lat/Lon: 52.005858, -3.249952), Bronllys which are provided by: