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REGISTRATION DISTRICTS IN BRECKNOCKSHIRE

The list below shows the civil registration districts in Brecknockshire between 1837 and 1974.

The same districts were used to compile the census returns for the years 1851 to 1911.
The ancient county of Brecknock (1837-89), sometimes known as Breconshire.the administrative county of Brecknock (1889-1974).
The county of Brecknockshire was abolished on 1/4/1974 to become parts of the counties of Powys, Mid Glamorgan, and Gwent.

Registration District Registration County From      To Comments
Bedwellty Monmouthshire 1837 1894 Partly in Brecknockshire until 1894.
Brecknock Brecknockshire 1837 1974
Builth Brecknockshire 1837 1974
Crickhowell Brecknockshire 1837 1974 Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Blaenau Gwent and Brecknock registration districts.
Hay Brecknockshire 1837 1974
Llandovery Carmarthenshire 1837 1897 Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.6.1897.
Merthyr Tydfil Glamorganshire 1837 1934 Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.10.1934.
Neath Glamorganshire 1837 1934 Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.10.1934.
Pontardawe Glamorganshire 1837 1934 Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.10.1934.
Rhayader Radnorshire 1837 1933 Partly in Brecknockshire until 1.4.1933.
Vaynor Brecknockshire 1934 1974 Created 1.10.1934 out of Merthyr Tydfil and Neath registration districts. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become part of Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd, and Ystradgynlais registration districts.
Ystradgynlais Brecknockshire 1934 1974 Created 1.10.1934 out of Pontardawe, Neath and Brecknock registration districts.