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Parish Pages - Brecon, St John - Books

Books covering this parish include:

  • Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches: St. David's, Llandaff & Brecon
    by Edward Foord; edited by Gordon Home
    Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London & Toronto, 1925

  • Georgian and Victorian Brecon: Portrait of a Welsh County Town
    by W.S.K. Thomas
    Publisher: Gomer Press, Llandysul, 1993

  • A History of the County of Brecknock (Glanusk Edition - 4 volumes) 
    by Theophilus Jones 
    Publisher: Blissett, Davies & Co. and the Brecknock Society, Brecon. 1930
    (some parts available as Google books and at Internet Archives)

  • The Illustrated History and Biography of Brecknockshire
    by Edwin Poole
    Publisher: Edwin Poole, Brecon. 1886.

  • Journeys into Brecon's Past
    by W.S.K. Thomas
    Publisher: Gomer Press, Llandysul, 1996

  • Law and Disorder in Breconshire 1750-1880
    by Dewi Davies
    Publisher: D.G. & A.S. Evans, Brecon, (undated)

  • Links With the Past: Swansea & Brecon Historical Essays
    by Owain W. Jones and David Walker
    Publisher: Christopher Davies (Publishers) Ltd., Llandybie,1974

  • Two Short Walks Around Brecon Town
    by Alison Noble
    Published by the author, 2009