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People Connected to Brecknockshire

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  • Brig.-Gen. David Ramsay Sladen, DSO, CMG (1869 - 1923)
    Brig.-Gen. David Ramsay Sladen Married Isabel Blakiston-Houston, daughter of John Blakiston-Houston and Marian Gertrude Streatfeild, on 5 January 1911. Died on 21 June 1923. Decorated with the ...
  • William "Black William" de Braose, Baron Abergavenny (c.1204 - 1230)
    Sir William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny, was born 1204 in Brecknock, Breconshire, Wales.William married Eva Marshal 2 May 1220 in Pembrokeshire, Wales. He was hanged 2 May 1230 by Llewellyn, Princ...
  • Eleanor de Bohun (de Braose) (c.1229 - 1265)
    from Her parents were Sir William de Braose [g], Lord of Abergavenny, b bef 1197, Brecknock (Breconshire), Wales, d 2 May 1230, Wales. He md Eva Marshal 2 May 1220, ...
  • Sybil de Neufmarché (1096 - 1143)
    Sybil de Neufmarché was sole heiress of Bernard de Newmarch. Sybil was our ancestor through three distinct descent lines--through her daughter Bertha, through her daughter Lucia, and through h...
  • Cadell ab Einion (953 - 993)
    Cadell ap Einion born about 0953 Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales died 0993 Battle of Llangwm, Wales father: Einion ap Owain born about 0933 Dynevor, Llandyfeisant, Carmarthenshire, Wal...

People Connected to Brecknockshire

Historic County of Wales

(Sir Frycheiniog)

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Brecknockshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Brecknockshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Brecknockshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Brecknockshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Brecknockshire (Link to follow) which covers the History of Brecknockshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Brecknockshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Brecknockshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Brecknockshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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- you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!

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Heads of Brecknockshire Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Brecknockshire

Please add the names of people from Brecknockshire who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

Other Pages for People Connected to Welsh Counties

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