Local Studies and Research Service at Brecon Library
Brecon Area Library holds the Local Studies Collection for Brecknockshire, with both reference and lending books available.
A Full set of the local history journal Brycheiniog.
Census Returns for Brecknockshire from 1841-1901, are on microfilm. The microfilm reader can be used to make printouts.
Local Newspapers are available on microfilm (Brecon & Radnor, Brecon County Times, Silurian)
All our public computers have free access to the family history ANCESTRY and FINDMYPAST. In addition, the Local Studies computer provides access to a number of local and family history websites
How to apply
- Fill in the form below to give clear details of your research requirements
- We may contact you to discuss the research
- We will send you the research results and the bill, by email or by post - usually within 4 weeks
- The research fee is payable after we have done the research - research costs £15.00 per half hour (for up to two hours). The fee is still payable even if the research yields no results.
- We accept cheques payable to Powys County Council and drawn on a bank with a UK branch. Alternatively you can pay online, by debit or visa card, using our online payments facility.