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"GARTHBRENGY, a parish in the hundreds of Merthyr and Penkelly, county Brecon, South Wales, 3 miles N. of Brecknock, its post town, and 8 S. of Llanginnog. It is situated on the river Hhondu. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of St. David's, value £79, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is an ancient structure, dedicated to St. David." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Church History

Church of St David, Garthbrengy 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 1733-52, 1758-63, 1766-86, 1804, 1813-1978; Marriages 1733-52, 1758-63, 1767, 1776-9, 1789-99, 1803-4, 1813-1971; Burials 1733-52, 1758-63, 1766-86, 1804, 1813-1982 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

Places, villages, farms etc., within Garthbrengi 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)

  • Garthbrengi [37] - Cilmynharen, Dan-y-llan, Garthbrengy, Pant-y-cored, Pen-cae-melyn, Porth-gwyn, Pwll-gloew, Talwen
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Historical Geography

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Plan of the parish of Garthbrengy in the County of Brecon. 1840. William Jones, Mount Pleasant, Brecon, valuer and surveyor. Evan Williams, Brecon, valuer. Second class map. Voluntary agreement. Commutation dated 25.11.1839. Borderless plan showing waterbodies, woods, building names, mill and common. 2,000 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Land use details and field-names given in apportionment schedule. Tithe rent charge £125 (£125 Receiver of Suspended Stalls).
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