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Cregrina (Craig Furuna)
"CAREGRINA, or CREGRINA (CRUGYNAU), a parish in the hundred of COLWYN, county of RADNOR, SOUTH WALES, 6 1/2 miles (E.) from Builth, containing 119 inhabitants. This place is situated upon the banks of the river Edw, or Edwy, which falls into the Wye at Aberedw. The living is a discharged rectory, with the perpetual curacy of Llanbadarn y garreg annexed, in the archdeaconry of Brecknock, and diocese of St. David's, rated in the king's books at £ 9. 6. 8., and in the patronage of the Bishop of St. David's. The church, dedicated to St. David, ......." ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, Samuel Lewis, 1833)
Newbury, Robert. St. David's Church, Cregrina, Radnorshire : some notes on the history of the church and parish. 22p
Stratton, J A The 1720 terriers of Cregrina and Llanfihangel nantmelan Radnorshire Society Transactions vol 48 1978 Welsh Journals Online
Church of St David, Cregrina on the Radnorshire Churches Survey site
Interior of Cregrina church - on flickr
Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.
Cregrina Parish; Statistics; Area 1595 acres; Population 56 males, 53 females, total 109
- Cregrina Parish Church Attendance - afternoon 53 + 15 scholars 1 service in English Tho. Thomas, Rector
Detailed information on deposited registers and transcripts for this parish is given on the Powys Archives page Radnorshire parish registers
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 1685-1729, 1754-1989; Marriages 1685-1729, 1754-1836, 1841-1971; Burials 1685-1729, 1754-1991; Banns 1824-1990
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
You can see pictures of Cregrina (Craig Furuna) which are provided by:
Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348. Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county
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Cregrina (Craig Furuna)
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO124522 (Lat/Lon: 52.161062, -3.282074), Cregrina (Craig Furuna) which are provided by: