Trefecca  Brecknockshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Trefecca like this:

TREFECCA, a hamlet in Talgarth parish, Brecon; 8 miles SW of Hay. Real property, £1,466. Pop., 236. Houses, 45. T. House was the residence of Howel Harris, one of the founders of Calvinistic Methodism;. became the residence also of the chief founder of it, the Countess of Huntingdon,-who made Tredustan Court, in its vicinity, a college for teachers of the connexion. The college fell off, almost to extinction; and an effort was made about 1840, to reinstitute it, at a cost of £10,000.

Additional information about this locality is available for Talgarth

Trefecca through time

Trefecca is now part of Powys district. Click here for graphs and data of how Powys has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Trefecca itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Trefecca, in Powys and Brecknockshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th June 2020

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