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Trefecca or Trevecca, Breconshire

Historical Description

Trefecca or Trevecca, a hamlet in Talgarth parish, Brecknockshire, 8 miles SW of Hay. Trefecca House was the residence of Howel Harris, one of the founders of Calvinistic Methodism, who established here a community on socialistic principles. The Countess of Huntingdon made Tredustan Court, in its vicinity, a college for teachers of the Connexion.

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

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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