Maes-car, Breconshire Genealogy

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MAESCAR, a township, in the parish and hundred of Devynock, union and county of Brecknock, South Wales, 7 miles (W. by S.) from Brecknock. The township comprises 4241a. 2r. 3p., of which 186 acres are waste land. It forms the north-eastern portion of the parish, and is bounded on the north by the river Usk, into which the Camlais brook here flows, and over which is a bridge.[1]

MAESCAR, a hamlet in Defynnog parish. For more information, see Defynnog, Breconshire at


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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 179-186. Adapted. Date accessed: 29 January 2014.