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"CRICKADARN, (or Cerrigcadarn), a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, in the county of Brecon, 5½ miles S. of Builth. It is situated at the junction of the rivers Clettwr and Wye, and contains the hamlets of North and South Crickadarn, and Erwrd. ... [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]



An account of the receipts and expenditure in building Crickadarn National Schoolroom, Breconshire. Cronicl Powys, No. 40 (April 1997), 24-25

Bidgood, Ruth. Pool Hall, Crucadarn and its owners and occupiers from the late 17th to early 19th centuries. Brycheiniog 24 26 (1990-92) (1993-94), p. 67-83 118

Charters, Alan. Aspects of Crickadarn. Aberedw : Alan Charters, c2000. 27p


St Mary, Crickadarn
Congregational / Independent
Hebron Chapel, Cerigcadarn, Crucadarn

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Church History

Church of St Mary, Crickadarn on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site

St. Mary's church, Crickadarn - on the People's Collection Wales  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 1734-56, 1775-82, 1813-1992; Marriages 1734-1971; Burials 1734-1756, 1775-1782, 1813-1983; Banns 1823-1985 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW, SOG and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts for various periods are held at the NLW

Description and Travel

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Crickadarn Ringwork on the Castle Wales site

Various landscapes - on the People's Collection Wales  site

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

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Historical Geography

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Crickadarn school - on the People's Collection Wales  site