Rhosferig, Breconshire Genealogy

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RHÔSVERRIG (RHÔS-FEIRIG), a township, in the parish of Llanvihangel-Bryn-Pabuan, union and hundred of Builth, county of Brecknock, South Wales, 1½ mile (N. W.) from the town of Builth. This hamlet, though situated on the western bank of the Wye, takes its name from the ancient Verreg, or Verlex, an extensive district between the rivers Wye and Severn. The river Wye bounds it on the north-east, and the Whevri stream on the southwest; and between these it forms a narrow peninsula, running in a south-eastern direction almost to the town of Builth.[1]

Rhosferig, a hamlet in Llanfihangel-Bryn-Pabuan parish,. Brecknockshire, on the river Yrfon, 6 1/4 miles NW from Builth. For more information, see Llanfihangel Brynpabuan, Breconshire at genuki.org.uk


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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 345-356. Adapted. Date accessed: 30 January 2014.