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Llangenni

"LLANGENNY, a parochial chapelry in the hundred of Crickhowell, county Brecon, 2 miles E. of Crickhowell, its post town, 9 from Abergavenny, and 13 S.E. of Brecknock. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Grwyney and Usk. Iron founding and paper-making are carried on in this parish. The village is small. The tithes were commuted in 1840. The living is a curacy annexed to the rectory of Llangattock, in the diocese of St. David's. The church is dedicated to St. Cenew. The charities amount to about £2 per annum. A bell was found here in 1809, supposed to have formerly belonged to the oratory of the saint. There is a holy well, to which certain virtues were ascribed, and near it a stone pillar of about 13 feet in height. Cwrt-y-Gollen is the principal residence."[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Census

Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Llangenny parish 1841-1901.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llangenni 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 Cenau, Llangenny on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site.

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 1695-1891; Marriages 1695-1971; Burials 1695-1911 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 Llangenni 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)

  • Llangenny [78] - Camp, Court-y-gollen, Ford, Gelli-rhydd, Glangrwyney, Glangrwyney Court, Glan-yr-afon, Great Oak, Gwern-y-bwtler, Llangenny, Maen Hir, Paper Mill (×2), Pendarren House, Pen-prysg, Pen-y-gilfach, Rheld, Ty-Llangennau
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Historical Geography

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Maps

Victorian Powys for schools site - Map of Llangenny in 1872, and 1904.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO241181 (Lat/Lon: 51.856266, -3.103500), Llangenni which are provided by: