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Selwood, Nansi. 'Enwau caeau ym mhlwyfi Penderyn ac Ystradfellte' Llafar Gwlad 11 (1986), p. 9

Williams, Hywel. Eglwys Annibynnol Hermon, Ystradfellte : braslun o hanes yr eglwys am ganrif a hanner, 1798-1948. Glyn Nedd : argraffwyd gan Tom Lewis a'i Feibion, 1948. 33p


Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Ystradfellte parish 1841-1901


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Ystradfellte 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 Mary, Ystradfellte 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 1759-1959 Marriages 1754-1971; Banns 1754-1823; Burials 1759-1811, 1815-82. Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, Glamorgan Archives, West Glamorgan Archives, and/or Cardiff Central Library. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Ystradfellte which are provided by:

Places, villages, farms, etc., in Ystradfellte 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)

  • Ystradfellte - Fforest-fawr [71A] - Maes-y-gawnen
  • Ystradfellte [71B] - Aber-Llia, Berth-lwyd, Blaen-Dringarth, Blaen Hepste, Blaen-Nedd-isaf, Bronwydd, Carn-y-crochan, Castell Coch, Cilhepste-coed, Coed-y-gareg, Commin y Rhos, Corsllwyn-du, Cwm Gored, Cwm-porth, Dysgwylfa, Gareg-fawr, Glan-yr-afon, Glyn-gwyn, Glyn Neath Mills, Gwaen Bryn-bwch, Hendre-ffydd, Heol-rhedyn, Mellte Castle, Pen-common, Pen-fathor, Pen-llwyn-einon, Plas-y-daren, Pont-melin-fach, Pont Rhyd-y-cnau, Porth-yr-ogof, Pwll-Du, Pwll-y-Rhyd, Rocking Stone, Sarn Helen, Scwd Eira, Tir-duweunydd, Ton-y-ffildre, Ty-canol, Tyle, Ty-mawr, Ystradfellte

Ystradfellte Falls - photo gallery.


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


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Ystradfellte 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 SN930135 (Lat/Lon: 51.809821, -3.553500), Ystradfellte which are provided by: