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Davies, Paul C. Rowland Watkins: Vicar of Llanfrynach, 1635-1664. Reprint from Brecon & Radnor Express 1966.


Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Llanfrynach parish 1841-1901


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llanfrynach 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 Brynach, Llanfrynach on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site.

History and photographs of St Brynach's Church and Mizpah Chapel on John Ball's Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection webpages.

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 1776-1935; Marriages 1754-1971; Burials 1776-1912; Banns 1823-1961 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 Llanfrynach which are provided by:

Places, villages, farms etc., in Llanfrynach 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)

  • Lower Division / Upper Division [53A / 53B] - Aber-Cynrig, Blaen-Taf-Fechan, Caerau, Cefn, Cefn Cyff, Coedcae Du, Cwm-Cynwyn, Fedw-fach, Felindre, Llanfrynach, Maesderwen, Neuadd Reservoir, Rhiwiau, Tregaer, Tyle-llwyd, Ty-mawr, Tyn-y-llwyn

Brecon, Llanfrynach and Talybont-on-Usk communities; part of the Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust's Historic Landscapes feature.


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


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llanfrynach 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 SO075258 (Lat/Lon: 51.922971, -3.346536), Llanfrynach which are provided by: