Llangamarch / Llangammarch
On the above map the area shaded blue represents the parish of Llangammarch, the sub divisions from the top are the hamlets of Treflis, Penbuallt, and also Llanddulas (see below)
"LLANGAMMARCH, (or Llwyncadwgan), a parish in the hundred of Builth, county Brecon, 7 miles S.W. of Builth, its post town, and 13 N.W. of Brecknock: It is a small village, situated at the confluence of the rivers Gammarch and Irfon. The parish includes the hamlets of Penbuallt and Treflis. There is a spring of mineral water. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's, ... " [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Llanddulas; There is confusion over whether Llanddulas (aka Tirabad or Newchurch) is actually a separate parish as described by several sources in the content below. However, the National Library of Wales has the reference for Llanddulas "This chapel in the parish of Llangamarch was built at the expense of Sackville Gwynne and consecrated in 1726....."This has been taken as gospel and this page also includes content relating to Llanddulas
A guide to Llanwrtyd Wells, Llangammarch, &c : with a map of the district. Carnarvon : Rees and Evans, 1872. 80p
A pictorial and descriptive guide to Llandrindod Wells, Llangammarch Wells, Llanwrtyd Wells, Builth Wells and Central Wales: with medical notes: plan of Llandrindod Wells, map of the district, and six sketch maps illustrating walks. London: Ward, Lock and Co., [1920?]. 5th ed rev. 128
Four Welsh spas : Llandrindod, Builth, Llangammarch, Llanwrtyd. London: London & North Western Railway official publications, 1909. 56p
Hinchcliffe, J B. 120 views of Builth Wells: Llandrindod Wells, Elan Valley Waterworks, Llanwrtyd Wells, Llangammarch Wells, Newbridge-on-Wye, Rhayader etc. Builth Wells: J.B. Hinchliffe,  36p. The Spa series
Llandrindod Wells, Llanwrtyd Wells, Llangammarch Wells, Builth Wells and central Wales visitors' list: week ending Saturday, August 5th, 1911. Llandrindod Wells: Radnorshire Standard, 1911. 24p
Powell, R F Peter. Towards a history of Salim Baptist Church, near Llangamarch, Breconshire. Trafodion Cymdeithas Hanes y Bedyddwyr. (2002), 35-43
The Welsh spa album: containing artistic views, in colour, of Llandrindod Wells, Llangammarch Wells, Llanwrtyd Wells, Builth wells, Rhayader & Elan Valley, &c. Llandrindod Wells: W. Thomas, [1905?]
Victorian Powys for schools site - Census figures for Llanddulas 1841-1901. Llanddulas was sometimes called Newchurch in Tir Abbot [Tirabad] in early Victorian times.
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Church of St Cadmarch, Llangammarch Wells on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site
St David's, Tirabad: the church's own website, offering "What's happening at St. David's Tirabad, its history and the people involved with the church today."
Llandulas Church on the Brecknockshire Churches Survey site
Powys - A Day in the Life Of series - Salim Baptist Church, near Llangamarch
Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site
- Interior of St. Cadmarch's church, Llangammarch Wells
- HERMON CHAPEL, LLANDDULAS, TIRABAD
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 1763-1918; Marriages 1767-1971; Burials 1763-1955; Banns 1782-1980 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.
Tirabad (Llanddulas) - a chapel in the parish of Llangamarch built at the expense of Sackville Gwynne, consecrated in 1726. As a guide only, the principal extant parochial church records for this chapel 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 1813-1986; Marriages 1813-1836; Burials 1813-1982; Banns 1807-1862, 1956-1964 Copy ms PR Marriages 1845-1939 included in Llanddewi Abergwesyn records 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.
Various landscapes - on the People's Collection Wales site
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You can see the administrative areas in which Llangamarch / Llangammarch has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Plan of the parish of Llandulas, otherwise Newchurch-Tir-Abbot, in the County of Brecknock. 1847. David Davies, Tyn y Coed, Myddfai, valuer and surveyor. Second class map. Award. Commutation dated 19.01.1847. Shows building names. Apportionment generalises land use. 3220 acres commuted. Apportionment by holding. Tithe rent charge £49.15.0d (£49.15.0d Matthew Chalie, Bolingbroke Grove, Surrey).
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