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"LLANELLY, a parochial chapelry in the hundred of Crickhowell, county Brecon, 2 miles S. of Crickhowell, and 5 W. of Abergavenny, its post town. It is situated on the rivers Clydach and Usk, and the Brecon canal passes through it. It includes the parcels of Aberbaidan and Maesgwartha, and two waterfalls. Coal and lime are obtained, and iron ore is smelted at the Clydach and Llyndach iron-works. ..." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- Hope Baptist Chapel, Abergavenny Road, Gilwern, English Baptist
- Tabor Baptist Church, Davies Street, Brynmawr, English Baptist
- Zion Baptist Church, Clarence Street, Brynmawr, English Baptist
- Calvary Baptist Church, King Street, Brynmawr, English Particular Baptist
- St Elli, Church Road, Llanelli, Church in Wales
- St Mary the Virgin, King Street, Brynmawr, Church in Wales
- Libanus Church, Worcester Street, Brynmawr, English Presbyterian / Calvinistic Methodist
- Chapel, Heads of the Valleys Road, Gilwern, Primitive Methodist
- Zoar Methodist Chapel, Orchard Street, Brynmawr, Primitive Methodist
- English Methodist Chapel, Bailey Street, Brynmawr, Wesleyan Methodist
- Methodist Chapel, Gilwern, Wesleyan Methodist
- Bethlehem Apostolic Church, King Street, Brynmawr, Apostolic
- Bailey Street Independent Chapel, Brynmawr, Congregational
- Gilwern URC, Main Road, Gilwern, Congregational
- Queen Street Congregational Chapel, Green Street And King Street, Brynmawr, Congregational
- Rehoboth Congregational Church, King Street, Brynmawr, Congregational
- Bailey Street English Presbyterian Chapel, Bailey Street, Brynmawr, English Presbyterian
- Clydach Terrace Chapel, Brynmawr, Other
- Ebenezer Chapel (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist), Clydach, Ebenezer Chapel (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist), Cly, Clydach, Other
- Synagogue, Bailey Street, Brynmawr, Other
- Bethesda Chapel, Alma Street, Brynmawr, Welsh Independent
- St Mary, Brynmawr, Roman Catholic
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Detailed information on deposited registers and transcripts for this parish is given under Records Held on the Gwent 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 1701-1924; Marriages 1701-52, 1754-1933; Burials 1708-1811, 1813-1925; Banns 1842-1921 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW and/or Gwent Archives. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW.
Clydach Ironworks - photographs on John Ball's website.
A Photo Essay of Brynmawr by Jeffrey Thomas
Places, villages, farms etc., in Llanelly 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)
- Llanelly  - Blackrock, Blaen Dyar, Blaen-nant, Brynmawr, Cabier Dyar, Cheltenham, Clydach, Clydach Bridge, Clydach Station, Colliery, Cwm Nant-garn, Dan-y-graig, Daren Disgwylfa, Daren-felen, Dyffryn-mawr, Gelli-felen, Gilwern, Glaslwn Court, Lime Works, Llam-march, Llanelly, Lower Common, Neuadd, Pant-y-beiliau, Pen-y-lan-fach, Tir-Gunter, Twyn Wenallt, Ty-mawr, Ty-uchaf, Ty-gwyr.
Description of Brynmawr from Theophilus Jones's The History of Brecknockshire revised in 1909.
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