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Clas-ar-wy, Y / Glasbury, St Peter



Dawson, M L. Notes on the history of Glasbury. London : Bedford Press, 1918. 71p.

Hawkins, A Raymond. The Vaughan-Morgans of Glasbury : their tribulations and triumphs. Brecknock : Brecknock Museum Publication, [19--?] 16p.

Newbound, Pauline. "The Hughes family of Glasbury" Cronicl Powys, No. 44 (August 1998), 21-23.

Powell, Alan A. "The Prosser family of Llyswen, Courtcoed, Glasbury and Genffordd, Talgarth : a triple connection" Cronicl Powys. No. 19 (1988), p. 45-8.

The registers of Glasbury, Breconshire. 1660-1836. London : Priv. print. for the Parish register society, 1904 [1905] 366p.

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;

The Radnorshire part of this parish has been served since 1882 by the church of All Saints; its extant records are;

Description and Travel

The Middle Wye - Glasbury on the Historic Landscape Characterisation site.

Places, villages, farms etc., within Glasbury 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)


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


Victorian Powys for schools site - Map of Glasbury in 1887

Map of the parish of Glasbury in the Counties of Brecon and Radnor. 1844. Edward Fowke, Glanhenwye, Glasbury, valuer. James Williams, Pontithel, Aberllynfi, Breconshire, valuer. Second class map. Voluntary agreement. Commutation dated 28.10.1841. Shows waterbodies, houses, woods, and a few fences. Apportionment omits some field names. 9216 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Land use details and field-names given in apportionment schedule. Tithe rent charge £870 (£470 Vicar; £400 Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol).

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