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Ciltwrch (in Glasbury)

The main parish page for Glasbury with the usual information is maintained under Breconshire

This page is simply a reminder that part of Glasbury parish was in Radnorshire being on the north side of the River Wye

References;

  • Glasbury parish is divided between Radnorshire  and Brecknockshire ; before October 1844 the whole parish was in Radnorshire ( 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.).
  • GLASBURY, a parish partly in the hundred of Talgarth, county Brecon, and partly in that of Painscastle, county Radnor (The 1868 National Gazetteer)

Bibliography

Howse, W H          Notes on the history of Glasbury            Radnorshire Society Transactions Vol 18 1948         Welsh Journals Online

Silvester, R J & R Hankinson        Clas, church and village at Glasbury          Radnorshire Society Transactions, vol. 73 2003    Welsh Journals Online

Sylvester, Dorothy      Glasbury, Norton, and the problem of the nucleated village in Radnorshire       Radnorshire Society Transactions Vol 37  1967      Welsh Journals Online  

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Ciltwrch (in Glasbury) 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

Rees, Thomas & John Thomas Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). The Maesyronen and Glasbury sections (in Welsh) have been extracted - with translation by Maureen Saycell (June 2009)  

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Ciltwrch (in Glasbury) which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Ciltwrch (in Glasbury) has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO160402 (Lat/Lon: 52.053759, -3.226495), Ciltwrch (in Glasbury) 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