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"LLANFIHANGEL-BRYN-PABUAN, a parish in the hundred of Builth, county Brecon, 5 miles N.W. of Builth, its post town, and 7 S. of Rhayader. It is watered by the rivers Wherwi and Wye, which abound with trout. The parish includes the hamlets of Llanfihangel and Rhosferig. This place is somewhat resorted to for its medicinal springs. There is a pump-room on a small scale. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Llanafanfawr, in the diocese of St. David's. The church is dedicated to St. Michael." ... [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 1762-1804, 1813-1991; Marriages 1755-1793, 1813-1971; Burials 1762-1804, 1813-1985; Banns 1755-1793 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 Llanfihangel Brynpabuan which are provided by:
Victorian Powys for schools site - Victorian map of Llanafan fawr and Llanfihangel Brynpabuan in 1833.
Map of the hamlet of Rhosferrig in the parish of Llanfihangel Brynpabuan in the County of Brecon. 1841. Evan Jones Griffiths, Llandeilo, surveyor. William Powell, Pantycorred, Breconshire, valuer. Second class map. Voluntary agreement. Commutation dated 13.01.1841. Shows woods, plantations and suspension bridge. Apportionment omits most field names. 1,319 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Land use details and some field-names given in apportionment schedule. Tithe rent charge £80 (£26.13.4d Vicar; £53.6.8d Chanter and Chapter of St David's Cathedral).
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN960630 (Lat/Lon: 52.255277, -3.525065), Llanfihangel Brynpabuan which are provided by: