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"LLANVIGAN, (or Llanfeugan), a parish in the hundred of Penkelly, county Brecon, 4 miles S.E. of Brecknock, its post town, and 9 N.W. of Crickhowell. It is situated in the vicinity of the river Usk and the Brecon canal. The parish contains the hamlets of Glynn-Collwn, and Penkelly. A castle formerly stood here, which belonged to the Mortimers. The people are mostly employed in the mines. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David's, value with the curacy of Glynn annexed, £480. The church is dedicated to St. Vengan. ..." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Williams, Stephen W. Llansaintffread, Llanhamlach, and Llanfigan churches. 1887. 12p
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 1747-1976; Marriages 1747-1971 (Banns 1754-1818, 1892-1894, 1898-1987)Cross Oak 1890-1952; Burials 1747-1988 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.
Glyncollen/Glyncollwng - an ancient chapelry in Llanfeugan parish, extant records:
- Baptisms 1914-25 (NLW and/or Powys Archives)
Places, villages, farms etc within Llanfeugan 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)
- Coelwn-Glynn / Coelwn-Penkelly [54A / 54B] - Aber-Clydach, Aber-Cynafon, Blaen-cwm Banw, Blaen-nant, Blaen-y-glyn, Bryn-bair, Cefn-coity, Clawdd Coch, Coedcae Llwyn, Coity-mawr, Cornwall Farm, Cross Oak, Cui, Cwm Cui, Cwm-y-gelynen, Dderwen-groes, Gethinog, Gileston, Llanfigan, Maen Hir, Monmouthshire & Brecon Canals, Nant-y-llanerch, Pant-llefrith, Penkelly, Pen-twyn, Pwll-y-hwyaid, Roman Road, Talybont Reservoir, Torpantau, Torpantau Station, Tunnel, Tyle-Clydach, Ty'n-y-cwm, Ystrad-gynwyn, Ynys-poste
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