Senni, Breconshire Genealogy

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SENNI (SENNY), a township, in the parish and hundred of Devynock, union and county of Brecknock, South Wales, 8 miles (W. S. W.) from Brecknoc. It comprises the upper part of the vale watered by the river Senni, and anciently formed a portion of the Great Forest of Devynock, which contained twenty thousand acres, extending over the surrounding district. The parochial church, though situated at the lower end of the Vale of Senni, is included within the township of Maescar; that of Senni, however, contains a place of worship for Independents, with a Sunday school held in it.[1]

SENNY, a hamlet in Devynnock parish, Breconshire; on a rivulet of its own name, 8 miles S W by W of Brecon. It has a post-office, of the name of Senny-Bridge, under Brecon. For more information, see Defynnog, Breconshire 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 464300.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 368-374. Adapted. Date accessed: 30 January 2014.