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"LLANWRTHWL, a parish in the hundred of Builth, county Brecon, 3 miles S. of Rhayader, its post town, and 9 N.W. of Builth. The river Wye flows through the parish. Copper ore is worked here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's, value £85, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Wrthwl, is a small structure. The parochial charities amount to about £16 per annum, besides a share of Boughrood, Brecon. Near the church is a pillar cross, and in the neighbourhood are several Druidic remains."[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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.
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