Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Talgarth. You may be able to find further references to Talgarth in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Talgarth hundred Bartholomew
Talgarth market town, parish and township, with railway station Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Talgarth.

Place Type of entry Source
FOREST a hamlet Imperial
GRWYNE-FAWR and GRWYNE-FECHAN two hamlets Imperial
Grwyne-fawr and Grwyne-feckan 2 townships Bartholomew
PWLL-Y-WRACH a hamlet Imperial
Trefecca hamlet Bartholomew
TREFECCA a hamlet Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Talgarth within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 2: Hay and Brecheinia 3
William Camden Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Llaneleu 0 2
Trefecca 0 2
Llangors 2 2
Llandefailog Tre Graig 0 2
Bronllys 1 3
Felindre 0 2
Llanfihangel Tal Y Llyn 0 3
Cathedin 0 2
Llanfilo 0 3
Grwynefechan 0 1
Glyn Fach 0 2
Llanfihangel Cwm Du 0 3
Llangasty Tal Y Llyn 0 2
Aberllynfi 0 2
Tregoyd 0 1
Pipton 0 2
Llanigon 0 2
Llan Y Wern 0 2
Blaenllynfi 0 1
Bwlch 0 2