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"NORTH AND SOUTH LLANDEFALLEY, a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, county Brecon, 5 miles N.E. of Brecknock, its post town, and 6 S.W. of Glasbury. The parish forms two divisions, known as North and South Llandefalley. The village, which is considerable, is situated a little to the S.W. of the river Wye. In the vicinity is a medicinal spring impregnated with sulphur. The living is a vicarage annexed to that of Crickadarn, in the diocese of St. David's. The church, dedicated to St. Matthew, is a spacious structure with stained-glass windows and a timbered roof. It contains monumental effigies of two prelates. The charities produce about £8 per annum. There are traces of an ancient camp. Trebarried and Trebris are the names of former seats, now in ruins."[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Jones, Richard M. H. Llandefalle Parish Church. Llandefalle Parish Church, 1987.
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 1813-1930; Marriages 1813-1971; Burials 1813-1981 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, SOG and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW.
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