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"LLAN-DDEWI-'R-CWM, a parish in the hundred of Builth, county Brecon, 2 miles S.W. of Builth, its post town, and 14 from Brecon. It is situated on the small river Duhawn-wg, or Dihonw, a tributary of the Wye. The village is a small agricultural place. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of St. David's, value £81. The church is dedicated to St. David. The parochial charities produce about £6 per annum." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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 1765-1810, 1813-1992; Marriages 1754-1837, 1839-1971; Burials 1765-1810, 1813-1992 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 Llanddewi'r Cwm which are provided by:
Victorian Powys for schools site - Map of Llanddewi'r Cwm in 1888 with a link to an 1833 map:
Plan of the parish of Llanddewi'r Cwm in the County of Brecon. 1840. William Fosbrooke, Bridge Street, Hereford, valuer and surveyor. First class map based on a new survey. Voluntary agreement. Commutation dated 01.11.1839. Shows construction lines, hill-drawing, waterbodies, houses, rock outcrops, field boundary ownerships, building names, boundary trees and mill; lake named. Apportionment omits most field names. 3,101 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Land use details given in apportionment schedule. Tithe rent charge £121.4.0d (£80.16.0d Sarah Price and George Anderson; £40.8.0d Varnum Pococke
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO035486 (Lat/Lon: 52.127220, -3.411121), Llanddewi'r Cwm which are provided by: