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  • St Mary, Llanywern, Church in Wales

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llan-y-wern 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 the Virgin, Llan-y-Wern 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 1653-9, 1664, 1666, 1674, 1688-9, 1695-1708, 1711-1715, 1717-1800, 1813-1990; Marriages 1653-9, 1664, 1666, 1674, 1688-9, 1695-1708, 1711-1715, 1717-1836, 1847-1971; Burials 1653-9, 1664, 1666, 1674, 1688-9, 1695-1708, 1711-1715, 1717-1800, 1813-1962 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 Llan-y-wern which are provided by:

Places, villages, farms etc., in Llan-y-wern 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)

  • Llan-y-wern [43] - Bryn-yr-haul, Coed, Cwmbrook, Drostre, Drostre-uchaf, Gilwern, Llan-y-wern, Llwyn-rhydaf, Maes-y-garn, Pen-twyn, Waen-y-mynach Common


The transcription of the section for Llan-y-wern from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llan-y-wern 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 SO102286 (Lat/Lon: 51.948581, -3.308017), Llan-y-wern which are provided by: