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Llanddewi Abergwesyn



NB Books which refer to Abergwesyn might equally refer to the parish of Llanfihangel Abergwesyn

Bidgood, Ruth. Abergwesyn : Bwlch y Ddau Faen. Newtown, Powys : Gwasg Gregynog, 1997. 16p

Bidgood, Ruth. Churches and gentry in the Abergwesyn area. Brycheiniog 21 (1984/85), p. 34-51

Bidgood, Ruth. Parishes of the Buzzard. Alun Books, Port Talbot, 2001. Paperback 269 pages; ISBN: 0907117805
"A very detailed and readable history of all aspects of life in Llanddewi Abergwesyn and Llanfihangel Abergwesyn."

Gwyndaf, Robin. Abergwesyn, y porthmyn a Ruth Watcyn. Medel 1 (1985), p. 34-40


Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Llanddewi Abergwesyn 1841-1901

Church Records

Detailed information on deposited registers and transcripts for this parish is given under Breconshire Parish Registers on the Powys Archives website

Llanddewi Abergwesyn parish was united with Llanfihangel Abergwesyn parish in 1885, no separate marriage register thereafter.

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;

Description and Travel

Article on Fanog Gorge, Llanddewi Abergwesyn extracted by David Jones from 1914 edition of Llais Llafur newspaper.


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


Parish of Llanfihangel Abergwessin in the County of Brecon. 1841. Evan Jones Griffiths, Llandeilo, surveyor.
Thomas Price, Ystrad, Builth, valuer. Evan Evans, Fron Wen, Llanafan Fawr, Breconshire, valuer. Second class map.
Voluntary agreement. Commutation dated 13.01.1841. Shows waterbodies, houses, woods, plantations, old mound, boundary stones and marks, and holdings; enclosed lands only. 6,836 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Land use details and field-names given in apportionment schedule. Tithe rent charge £180 (£60 Vicar; £120 Chanter and Chapter of St David's Cathedral).

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