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LLANTHEW (LLAN-DDEWI), a parish, partly in the hundred of Merthyr-Cynog, and partly in that of Pencelly, union and county of Brecknock, South Wales, 1½ mile (N. N. E.) from Brecknock. This parish takes its name from the saint to whom the church is dedicated. The church, dedicated to St. Dewi, or David, is one of the oldest churches in the neighbourhood, and contains remains of transition Norman and early English of the twelfth century.[1]

Also known as Llan-ddew, LLANTHEW, a parish in the hundreds of Merthyr and Penkelly, county Brecon, 1 mile N.E. of Brecknock, its post town. The parish is watered by the river Honddu. For more information see Llan-ddew, Breconshire at Genuki.org.uk


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Census Records

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  • Ancestry.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
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  • FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.



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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 98-111. Adapted. Date accessed: 24 January 2014.



 

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