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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN BRECKNOCKSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Brecknockshire between 1837 and 1974. The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1921.

For the purposes of these pages "Brecknockshire" refers to:

The county of Brecknockshire was abolished on 1.4.1974 and added to the counties of Powys, Mid Glamorgan and Gwent.

Click on a district name to see the places and dates covered, or see the Index of Place Names for the whole of England and Wales.

 

Registration District

Registration County

From

To

Comments

Bedwellty

Monmouthshire

1837

1894

Partly in Brecknockshire until 1894.

Brecknock

Brecknockshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Powys on 1.4.1974.

Builth

Brecknockshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Powys on 1.4.1974.

Crickhowell

Brecknockshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 and divided between Blaenau Gwent and Brecknock registration districts.

Hay

Brecknockshire

1837

1974

Transferred to Powys on 1.4.1974.

Llandovery

Carmarthenshire

1837

1897

Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.6.1897.

Merthyr Tydfil

Glamorganshire

1837

1934

Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.10.1934.

Neath

Glamorganshire

1837

1934

Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.10.1934.

Pontardawe

Glamorganshire

1837

1934

Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.10.1934.

Rhayader

Radnorshire

1837

1933

Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.4.1933.

Vaynor

Brecknockshire

1934

1974

Created 1.10.1934 out of Merthyr Tydfil and Neath registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 and divided between Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd and Ystradgynlais registration districts.

Ystradgynlais

Brecknockshire

1934

1974

Created 1.10.1934 out of Pontardawe, Neath and Brecknock registration districts. Transferred to Powys on 1.4.1974.


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