Searching for "GLASBURY"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ABERLLUNVEY Brecknockshire Glasbury parish, Brecon; at the confluence of the Llunvey with the Wye, 4½ miles SW of Hay. Acres, 626. Real Imperial
    DAVIDS (St.) Pembrokeshire Glasbury, Hay, Llanigen, and Talgarth; and the p. curacies of Capelyffyn, Gwenddw, Patrishow, and Oldcastle. The deanery of Builth contains Imperial
    Glasbury Brecknockshire
    Glasbury , par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., partly in Radnor but mostly in Brecknock, on river Wye, 4 miles Bartholomew
    GLASBURY Brecknockshire
    GLASBURY , a village, a township, and a parish in the district of Hay, and partly in Brecon, partly in Radnor Imperial
    Gwernyfed (or Gwyrnefed) Brecknockshire Gwernyfed (or Gwyrnefed ), seat, Glasbury par., Brecknockshire, 3 miles NE. of Talgarth. Bartholomew
    HAY Brecknockshire Glasbury, all in Brecon; and the sub-district of Clyro, containing the parishes of Clyro, Llowes, Bonghrood, Llanstephan, Llandilograban, Llanbedr Imperial
    HEREFORD Herefordshire Glasbury; Robert of Lorraine, whose conduct was swayed by astrology; De Clive, who had a very brief tender of office Imperial
    LLANELIEU Brecknockshire Glasbury r. station, and 5¼ SSW of Hay. Post town, Hay, under Hereford. Acres, 5,539. Real property, £884. Pop. in 1851,111; in 1861,93. Houses Imperial
    Llyfni Brecknockshire Llyfni , river, Brecknockshire, in E. of co., flowing 10 miles N. to the Wye at Glasbury. Bartholomew
    LLYFNI (THE) Brecknockshire through Llyn-Savaddan, past Brynllys Castle, northward to the Wye, at Glasbury; and has a course of about 10 miles. Imperial
    Pipton Brecknockshire Pipton , township, Glasbury par., Brecknockshire, 4 miles SW. of Hay, pop. 105. Bartholomew
    PIPTON Brecknockshire PIPTON , a hamlet in Glasbury parish, Brecon; 4¼ miles S W of Hay. Pop., 111. Houses, 19. Imperial
    RADNORSHIRE, or Radnor Radnorshire Glasbury parish from Radnor to Brecon. The registration county gives off 19 parishes orparochial chapelries to Brecon; takes in 1 parish Imperial
    TREGOYD Brecknockshire Glasbury parish, Brecon; 3¼ miles SW of Hay. Pop., with Velindre, 385. Houses, 81. T. House is the seat Imperial
    Tregoyd and Velindre Brecknockshire Glasbury par., Brecknockshire, 3 miles SW. of Hay, 5816 ac. (including Pipton), pop. 318; Tregoyd House is the seat of Viscount Bartholomew
    VELINDRE Brecknockshire VELINDRE , a hamlet in Glasbury parish, Brecon; 4¼ miles SW of Hay. Imperial
    WYE (The) Gloucestershire
    Glasbury, Hay, Moccas, Hereford, Holme-Lacy, Ross, the Bicknors, Monmouth, Tintern, and Chepstow; is joined by the Elan at Rhayader Imperial
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