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An account of the receipts and expenditure in building Crickadarn National Schoolroom, Breconshire. Cronicl Powys, No. 40 (April 1997), 24-25

Bidgood, Ruth. Pool Hall, Crucadarn and its owners and occupiers from the late 17th to early 19th centuries. Brycheiniog 24 26 (1990-92) (1993-94), p. 67-83 118

Charters, Alan. Aspects of Crickadarn. Aberedw : Alan Charters, c2000. 27p


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Crucadarn 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, Crickadarn 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 (as detailed in Parish Registers of Wales (NLW 2000) but exact current holdings should be confirmed with the individual Archives:

  • Baptisms 1734-56, 1775-82, 1813-1992; Marriages 1734-1971; Burials 1734-1756, 1775-1782, 1813-1983; Banns 1823-1985 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, SOG and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Crucadarn which are provided by:

Crickadarn Ringwork on the Castle Wales site


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

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Crucadarn 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 SO089422 (Lat/Lon: 52.070613, -3.330547), Crucadarn which are provided by:
Map of the parish of Crickadarn in the County of Brecon. 1843. J. G. Lewis, surveyor. Lewis, surveyor. Edward Fowke, Glanhenwye, Glasbury, valuer.James Williams, Pontithel, Aberllynfi, valuer. Second class map. Voluntary agreement. Commutation dated 21.01.1842. Shows foot/bridleway, waterbodies, woods, plantations, building names, mill, ring earthworks and common. 4,331 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Land use details and field-names given in apportionment schedule. Tithe rent charge £240 (£240 Vicar).