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Adams, Bernard. The Parish Register of Talachddu 1601-1640. Brycheiniog 32 (2000), p. 61-70

Bidgood, Ruth. The Williams family : Nonconformist squires of Trawscoed and Talachddu. Brycheiniog 26 (1993-94), p. 119-33


  • St Mary, Talachddu, Church in Wales

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Church History

Church of St Mary, Talachddu 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 1601-1640, 1725-1992; Marriages 1601-1640, 1725-1971; Burials 1601-1640, 1725-1992. Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW and/or Powys Archives. Copy ms PR CMB 1600-44, 1653-79 at Powys Archives. Printed PR CMB 1600-79 in J Lloyd Historical Memoranda of Breconshire , 1904. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW.

Description and Travel

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


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Talach-ddu 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 SO082332 (Lat/Lon: 51.989602, -3.338340), Talach-ddu which are provided by: