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Place name County Entry Source DAVIDS (St.) Pembrokeshire Collwyn, Nantddu, Rhydybrew, Tyr-Abbot, Trallwn, and Ystradveltey. The deanery of Brecon-Second Part contains the rectories of Cathedim, Crickhowell, Llanfihangel-Tal-y-llyn, Llan-gasy-Tal-y-llyn, Llangattock, Llangunnider, Llanvillo, and Llyswen; the vicarages of Broenllys, Cwmdu, Llan-gattock-Vibou-Abel, and Llangorse; and the p. curacies of Cwmyoy, Llangenny, Llanelly, Llanthony, Llande-vailog-Tref-y-Graig, and Tretower. The deanery of Hay contains the rectories of Llandbeder and Llanelieu; the vicarages of Glasbury, Hay, Llanigen, and Talgarth; and the p. curacies of Capelyffyn, Gwenddw, Patrishow, and Oldcastle. The deanery of Builth contains the rectories of Llanynis Imperial GLYN-COLLWYN Brecknockshire GLYN-COLLWYN , a hamlet-chapelry and a glen in the S of Brecon. The chapelry 1ies in the glen, on the Brecon Imperial
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