Powys County Archives Office

Merthyr Cynog Tithe Map and Llyswen Tithe Apportionment

Reference code(s): GB 0223 B/EP/1-2

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Title: Merthyr Cynog Tithe Map and Llyswen Tithe Apportionment

Short title: Merthyr Cynog tithe map and Llyswen tithe apportionment

Dates of creation: 1839-1840

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 large map and apportionment, rolled together; pages from Llyswen apportionment - part of a box

Name of creator(s): Tithe Commissioners


Administrative and biographical history: Merthyr Cynog is a parish, and was formerly a hundred, in the upland areas of Breconshire, now Powys. Llyswen is a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, Breconshire, now Powys.


Scope and content: Merthyr Cynog tithe map, 1840, and Llyswen tithe apportionment, 1839.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following groups: Merthyr Cynog; Llyswen.

Conditions governing access: B/EP/1 - Merthyr Cynog tithe map and apportionment are too fragile to produce.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply. Copies cannot be taken from Merthyr Cynog tithe map and apportionment (but can be made of the photocopies).

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: Merthyr Cynog Tithe map and apportionment deposited by Rev J A I Brown, Brecon Cathedral.


Existence and location of copies: Photocopies of the map and apportionment available at Powys County Archive Office.


Note: Title supplied from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Powys County Archives Service, Merthyr Cynog Tithe Map and Llyswen Tithe Apportionment; Powys County Archives Office website (http://archives.powys.gov.uk); Victorian maps (http://history.powys.org.uk); Tithe Records (http://www.catalogue.nationalarchives.gov.uk)viewed 28 February 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: February 2005



Tithes | Wales | Llyswen

Tithes | Wales | Merthyr Cynog

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Merthyr Cynog