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

On the Modern Antiquarian site - Llanwrthwl Churchyard Stone.

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 1813-1922; Marriages 1813-1971; Burials 1813- with incumbent 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 Llanwrthwl which are provided by:


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

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llanwrthwl has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Victorian Powys for schools site - Map of Llanwrthwl in 1891 and in 1847.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN975636 (Lat/Lon: 52.260952, -3.503280), Llanwrthwl which are provided by: