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"LLANIGON, a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, county Brecon, 2 miles S. of Hay, its post town, and 5 N.E. of Talgarth. It is situated near the banks of the river Severn, and includes the hamlets of Glynfach and Twyny-Beddau. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's, value £202, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church is dedicated to St. Eigion. ..." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Clew, Kenneth R. Hay on Wye, Llanigon & Capel-y-Ffin, Powys : a brief guide. Capel y Ffin : [Capel y Ffin Church], 1982.
Faulknall, W M. Chapels in Llanigon parish. Cronicl Powys. No. 25 (1991/92), p. 30-33.
Lewes, Fred. Lewes of Llangwathan: a history of the Lewes family of Llanigon and Hay and later of the Bengal Army. 1994.
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 1712-1785, 1788-1906; Marriages 1712-1971; Burials 1712-1753, 1783-1953; Banns 1824-1976. 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.
Places, villages, farms etc., in Llanigon 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)
- Glyn-fach  - Blaen Diged Farm, Blaena, Blaenau, Brychen, Capel-y-ffin, The Castle, Llanerch, Maerdy, Parc Bach, The Tumpa, Ty'n-y-drain.
- Llanigon  - Bryn-glessy, Cadwgan, Cilonw, Dan-y-capel, Ffordd-fawr, Ffordd-las, Hill Farm, Little Ffordd-fawr, Llanigon, Llanthomas, Llwyn-Barried, Llwyn-filly, Llwyn-llwyd, Llwyn-y-brain, Maes-coch, Maes-torglwyd, Maes-y-garn, Pantyfithel, Pen y Beacon, Pen-y-lan, Pen-y-wyrlod, Pennant, Plas-celyn, Twyn y Beddau, Tylau, Ty'n-yr-llwyn, Waun Croes Howell, Wenallt.
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