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Llanbedr Ystrad Yw

"LLANBEDR, a parish in the hundred of Crickhowell, county Brecon, 2 miles N.E. of Crickhowell, its post town, and 6 N.W. of Abergavenny. It is situated at the foot of the Sugar-Loaf Hill. The river Grwny, a tributary of the Usk, flows through the parish, which includes the parcels of Bysych and Graigwen. ... " [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


Church History

Church of St Peter, Llanbedr Ystrad Yw 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 1675-1708, 1712-1964; Marriages 1675-1971; Burials 1675-1708, 1712-1894 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

Family Search have an interactive map called "England and Wales Jurisdictions 1851" showing parish (and other) boundaries with optional background maps such as Ordnance Survey. There is also a Search facility, do read the guidance notes to get maximum benefit from this useful resource. See here for further background information to assist in the interpretation of this data

Places, villages, farms etc., in Llanbedr Ystrad Yw 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)

  • Llanbedr [80] - Beusych, Blaenau, Bont, Crug Hywel, Dyffryn, Ffawydd, Fro, Gelli-fan, Glyn-Pedr, Hen-bant, The Lease, Llanbedr, Llanbedr Ystradwy, Lower Cwm, Milaid, Moor Park, Neuadd, Neuadd-fach, Upper Cwm

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

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Historical Geography

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