Now available on CD for your own copy, is the Brecknockshire 1861 Census, which comes as a 2 CD set. It contains images of the census books digitised from the microfilm. Link to indexes to browse the areas and streets where your ancestors possibly lived.
This CD set covers the whole of Brecknockshire as it appears on the 1861 Census fiche. But please note: this means that it includes ONLY the places that are part of the Brecknockshire Census Registration Districts, which DO NOT correspond necessarily with county boundaries.
Features of the CD set are: the ability to magnify an area to see further detail, print the current page, alphabetic street index for larger towns, and searchable area indexes. A full list of areas covered by the county of Brecknockshire are in the PRO Class List.
Registration Districts on CD 1 (RG9/4205-4218):
Builth, Brecknock, Crickhowell
Registration Districts on CD 2 (RG9/4219-4226):
Crickhowell, Hay, Master Indexes
Please read carefully: If the CDs are for use in a Society or Public Library you will need a library licence, this price is five times the full retail price. You will then be issued with a library certificate for the product. The publishers terms do not allow users to publish their products or extracts on the internet. Also terms also exclude using these products to provide a lookup service, or selling disks of sets individually.