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Anthony, Michael. Persondy field, Llangynidr: excavations, September 2002. Hanes: newsletter of the Brecknock History Forum, No 11 (May 2003), 3-4.

Watkins, Dorothea. An introduction to the history of Llangynidr. Llangynidr Local History Society, 1986. 28p

Wibberley, Martin (ed). Shadows in a Landscape: Llangynidr, the evolution of a community. Llangynidr Local History Society, 2000. 298p


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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llangynidr 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 Cynidr and St Mary, Llangynidr on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site.

Photograph and history of St Cynidr and St Mary's Church 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 1783-1992; Marriages 1754-1989; Burials 1783-1992; Banns1852-1939 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 Llangynidr which are provided by:

Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal at Llangynidr.

Places, villages, farms etc., in Llangynidr 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)

  • Blainey with Duffryn/Vro [75A / 75B] - Beiliau, Blaen Onneu, Blaen-y-cwm, Chwar Blaen-Onneu, Cefn-crug, Clais-vair, Coed-yr-ynys, Croft, Cwm-Crawnon, Cyffredin, Dan-y-wern, Duke's Table, Dukestown, Dyffryn Crawnon, Ffos-y-Wern, Gwern-fid, Highmeadow, Llangynidr, Llwyn-celyn, Llwyn-yr-yn, Llyn y Garn-fawr, Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, Nant-y-bwch, Neuadd, Odyn Fach, Pant-llwyd, Pant-y-ddraenen, Pwll Court, Pyrgad, Rassa, Reservoir, Rhyd y Milwyr, Tafarnau-bach, Tramway, Trefil, Trefil Quarries, Ty-Sheriff, Waen-ddu, Waun-llech, Wern


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


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llangynidr 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 SO155194 (Lat/Lon: 51.866714, -3.228662), Llangynidr which are provided by: