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** Breconshire RESOURCES **
« on: Saturday 17 May 03 12:41 BST (UK) »
Some Breconshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
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General Resources


Breconshire GENUKI pages
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/BRE/

Breconshire familysearch.wiki pages
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Breconshire
https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Breconshire

Breconshire Wikipedia page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brecknockshire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Brecknockshire


County Websites, Archives, Libraries, Museums, Local History Groups and Societies


Powys County Archives Office
http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=647&L=0


Powys FHS Website
http://www.powysfhs.org.uk
Quote from: website
Present day Powys is an administrative county which was formed in 1974 at a time of local government reorganisation. It comprises the historic counties of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.

AIMS: The aims of Powys FHS are to encourage the study of family history and, in so doing, encourage the transcription and preservation and publication of indexes relating to the records of Powys.


Directories


Books, Newspapers, Magazines and other Media


Churches, Graveyards and Memorial Inscriptions (MI)


Census Records


Vital Records (BMD)
including Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials, from civil and parish records.


Images and Photos


Maps and Land Records

Lewis Topographical Directory Map of Breconshire 1848
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_files/WAL/BRE/creighton_bre_1848.html



Schools, Workhouses and other Institutions

Breconshire Workhouses
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Wales



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Re: ** Breconshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 17 May 03 12:42 BST (UK) »
Some Breconshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
Not all resources can be ordered into single categories, so please check carefully,
what the other 'categories' are offering.
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Miscellaneous


Powis Digital History Projekt
http://history.powys.org.uk/history/intro/menu3.html]
Quote from: website
The local history of six communities in the large mid-Wales county of Powys
are covered by this earlier section of our website. These pages were produced
during a one year project which ended in May 1999.
Our newer linked site on local history for schools (but of interest to all !)
was added to until Easter 2002.
Quote from: Kazza
This is a fascinating site,  you are unlikely to find your missing ancestors here,  but it all makes interesting reading and has some great early photos.  A lot of it is aimed at schools but is still useful for those with an interest in the areas covered.


A day in the Life
http://a-day-in-the-life.powys.org.uk/eng/eindex.html
Quote from: website
This innovative digital history project explores life in Powys in 1891, and compares this with the present day. All information and material for 1891 has been drawn from collections throughout the county. For the contemporary part of the project, we asked the people of Powys to keep a diary of their day on 24 September 2002.
From the site:
Llanbister Cantal School Punishment Book
http://a-day-in-the-life.powys.org.uk/eng/ed/ee_pun.php
Quote from: Christopher
If your ancestors were miscreants or trespassers they may be mentioned in the Punishment Books. The County Archives Office don't hold any for 1891 although they have some surviving Books for the early 20th century.


Brecon WorldGen Project
http://www.walesgenweb.com/breconshire/index.html
 

Breconshire Genealogy Links
http://www.genealogylinks.net/uk/wales/breconshire/

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Re: ** Breconshire RESOURCES **
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 17 May 03 12:43 BST (UK) »
Some Breconshire Resources

To help you find things more quickly, we have grouped the resources into categories. 
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what the other 'categories' are offering.
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Local Resources (Places, Parishes, ... )
Some of these sites may include census data, parish registers, MIs, images and other data sources.


Brecon (Brecknock)
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Brecknock

Builth Poor Law Union
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Builth

Crickhowell
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Crickhowell

Hay Poor Law Union
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Hay/

Llanspyddid Gravestones
http://www.llanspyddid.org.uk/gravestone_listing.html

St Illtyd Graveyard
http://web.archive.org/web/20050118115605/web.onetel.net.uk/~hywelc/burials/burialsm2.htm



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