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Gwenddwr, Breconshire

Historical Description

Gwenddwr, a parish in Brecknockshire, adjacent to the river Wye, 2 miles WNW of Erwood station on the Cambrian railway, and 5½ SSE of Bnilth. It includes the hamlet of Trawsgoed, and its post town is Erwood (R S.O.) Acreage, 7545; population of the civil parish, 377; of the ecclesiastical, 425. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £140.

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


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

Registration districtBuilth1837 - 1974

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

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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