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Alltmawr, Breconshire

Historical Description

Alltmawr, a small parish in Breconshire, on the river Wye, 3½ miles SSE of Builth, which is the post office (R.S.O.) Acreage, 676; population, 28. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £90.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyBrecknock 
ArchdeaconryBrecon 
County Court districtBuilth 
DioceseSt. Davids 
HundredBuilth 
Petty-Sessional DivisionBuilth 
Poor Law unionBuilth 
Registration districtBuilth1837 - 1974
Rural DeaneryBuilth 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The registers are included in those of Llanafanfawr.


Churches

Church of England

St. Mauritius (parish church)

The church of St. Mauritius, one of the smallest in the Principality, being only 35 feet in extreme length, is an ancient edifice of stone, consisting of chancel and nave, north porch and a turret containing one bell: the fabric shows signs of extensive repairs in the Tudor period: there are 70 sittings.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Alltmawr from the following:


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Breconshire is online.


Maps

Online maps of Alltmawr are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online:

CountyPowys
RegionWales
CountryWales
Postal districtLD2
Post TownBuilth Wells