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Llanigon, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llanigon, a village and a parish in Brecknockshire. The village lies near the river Wye, the boundary with Radnorshire, and the Black Mountains, 2 miles SSW of Hay. The parish contains also the hamlet of Glynfach, and its post town is Hay (R.S.O.) Acreage, 4687; population of the civil parish, 336; of the ecclesiastical, 386. Llanthomas belonged to Earl Fen'ers, passed to the Gwynnes, and now belongs to the Thomas family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £158. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient.

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 districtHay1837 - 1974

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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