Nantddu, Breconshire Genealogy

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NANTDÛ (NANT-DÛ), a chapelry, in the Upper division of the parish of Cantrêv, hundred of Pencelly, union and county of Brecknock, South Wales, 10 miles (S. S. W.) from Brecknock; containing the hamlet of Hepstè. It is situated on the eastern bank of the Tâf Vawr, or Greater Tâf, and at the southern extremity of the parish, through which passes the turnpike-road from Brecknock to Merthyr-Tydvil.[1]

Also known as Capel Nant-ddu. NANTDDU, a chapelry in the parish of Cantreff, hundred of Penkelly, county Brecon, 10 miles S.W. of Brecknock, its post town. It is situated on the greater Taf, near the Beacons. For mroe information see Capel Nant-ddu at


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Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is {{{1}}}.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 242-255. Adapted. Date accessed: 29 January 2014.