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"TALACHDDU, a parish in the hundred of Penkelly, county Brecon, 4 miles N.E. of Brecknock, its post town, and 6 from Talgarth. The village is situated at the source of the river Achddhu. The parish includes the hamlets of Velin-vach and Llwryneyrog. ..." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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
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.
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