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Llangasty Tal-y-llyn

"LLANGASTY-TAL-Y-LLYN, a parish in the hundred of Penkelly, county Brecon, 5 miles S.E. of Brecknock, and 7 N.W. of Crickhowell, its post town. The lake, or llyn, known as Llangorse, is partly in this parish. Some portion of the land is under tillage, but the greater part is in pasture. The road passes to the E. of the lake. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David's, value £207. The church, dedicated to St. Gastyn, is a small structure, and has lately been restored. It has a peal of bells. Here are the remains of an ancient camp." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


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Church History

St Gastyn's Church, Llangasty Tal-y-llyn on the Church in Wales website

St Gastyn's Church, Llangasty Tal-y-llyn on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey website.

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 1718-1768, 1770-1990; Marriages 1718-1971; Burials 1718-1768, 1770-1991 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., in Llangasty Tal-y-llyn 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)

  • Llangasty Tal-y-llyn [84] - Brynderwen, Bryn-llici, Llan, Llangorse Lake, Middle Wood, Neuadd, Pennorth, Talyllyn, Treberfedd, Trebinshwn, Ty-gwyn, Ty-mawr.

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Historical Geography

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