Mid Wales

Breconshire - Other



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  • All the names (with coordinates) on the Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps of North and Mid-Wales (excluding Anglesey).
    Area covered: North of a line drawn west from Trefeglwys to the coast and north of a line drawn west from Berriew into the previous area.
  • All the addresses in the Postal Address Book (Wales 1) published in 2000 by the Royal Mail. The region covered is North and Mid-Wales (in the central region the area covered extends south beyond Brecon)

Dick Jones

Breconshire Registers of Successful Vaccinations from April 1853 to November 1878 for the Parishes of:
  • Llanfihangel Abergwesyn
  • Llanfihangel BrynPabaun
  • Llangamarch
  • Llanlleonfel
  • Llanddewi Abergwesyn
  • Llanafanfawr
  • Llanfechan
Margaret Harvey
Breconshire Mining Industry in 1896 - A List of Coal & Metalliferous Mines
By the Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd., Britain's Active Mining History Society
From the Tables compiled by Joseph T. Robson, H.M.Inspector for the South Wales District in his Report for 1896
Rebecca Riots .  Commissioners Report (1844) into the conditions in South Wales which contains a lot of background evidence and comment by Dyfed people. Backed by contemporary press extracts relating to the Rebecca Riots in the Llanelly, Llannon and Pontardulais areas. Indexed by witnesses. Volunteer needed
Havard name , all entries from the 1881 BRE  census, LeeAnn can sort, search as required, and export in many formats [ contact for options] LeeAnn
Powell . Index of Deaths in Brecknock 1837 -1980" by Glyndwr Davies. Comprises all POWELL entries in the GRO ("St. Catherine's House") Death Indexes for the Registration District of Brecknock (area surrounding and including the town of Brecon). Index may be searched alphabetically by forename (or variants) or chronologically. Entries include Age, Year and Quarter, Page and Volume numbers. After Sept. Quarter, 1969, entries include date of birth.   Glyn Davies
Holdens Annual London and Counties Directory  1811, Wales included, principal towns only John Ball
Kelly's South Wales Directory 1895 covering Hay only     Mike Hall
General Election 1837:   List of the Poll for the Borough of Brecon

Gives name, residence & profession of a) freemen (8) and b) those occupying property (250) who voted in 1837. The Borough is the town of Brecon. Electors voted in respect of Property occupied within the Borough of Brecon - the extraparochial districts of Christ's College and Brecon Castle - and the Town of Llywell [west of Brecon], in the County of Brecon'.

Mike Hall
Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory  1835  principal towns only

Mike Hall

Pigot's  North Wales Directory 1828 principal towns only

Universal British Directory  1793-1798  principal towns only

Mike Hall


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