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You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llaneleu 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 Ellyw, Llanelieu 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 1813-1964; Marriages 1754-1811, 1814-1836, 1838-1971; Burials 1813-1943. 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

Places, villages, farms etc., within Llanelieu 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)

  • Llanelieu [89] - Commin Bychan, Cwm Rhyd Eilywe, Ffostyll, Grwyne Fawr, Llanelieu, Reservoir, Rhos Fach, Rhos Fawr, Sychnant, Upper Cwm-cadarn, Wern Frank, Wern-lwyd, Y Das.
You can see pictures of Llaneleu which are provided by:


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

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llaneleu 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 SO184342 (Lat/Lon: 52.000185, -3.190069), Llaneleu which are provided by: