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Clew, Kenneth R. Hay on Wye, Llanigon & Capel-y-Ffin, Powys : a brief guide. Capel y Ffin : [Capel y Ffin Church], 1982. one folded sheet.

Luff, Stanley G A. The monastery at Capel-y-ffin : a history and guide. [Swansea?] : Published on behalf of The Father Ignatius Memorial Trust, [1991] 12p

Miles, Jonathan. Eric Gill and David Jones at Capel-y-Ffin. Bridgend : Seren, 1992. 172p


  • St Mary, -, Capel-y-Ffin, Church in Wales


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Capel-y-ffin 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, Capel y Ffin on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site.

Church Records

A parish formed out of Llanigon parish. Marriage register discontinued in 1907 when it was realised the chapel had never been licensed for the solemnization of marriages.

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 1821-1992; Marriages 1845-1907; Burials 1821-1992 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts - see Llanigon parish

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Capel-y-ffin which are provided by:

Walks from Capel y Ffin Hostel including Hay Bluff and Twmpa and Llanthony Abbey, with sketch map of the area - on Walking Britain site.

Picture gallery of Capel y Ffin on the Walk Wales site.


Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO255315 (Lat/Lon: 51.976913, -3.086079), Capel-y-ffin which are provided by: