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Penpont, Breconshire

Historical Description

Penpont or Bettws Penpont, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Llanspyddid parish, Brecknockshire, on the river Usk, 4 miles W of Brecon. Post town, Brecon. Acreage, 2005; population, 105. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1880. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £170.

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 districtBrecknock1837 - 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.


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

Postal districtLD3
Post TownBrecon