Essays on Famous Figures of Brecon Cathedral (Paperback)
Brecon Cathedral has had a tremendous impact on the spiritual life of many people.
Not many know the figures behind most of the plaques. They are significant in that they are a compilation of Brecon's history. Many of them are Welsh, but some more prominent benefactors came from over the border.
The Regimental Chapel is known throughout the world for its collection of Colours from the Zulu Wars.
Brecon has only been a Cathedral since the 1920s but was one of the Priories left standing by the Cromwellians as it was considered the parish church of the town, although some damage was done.
In late Victorian times it was revamped by Gilbert Scott and unfortunately many of the effigies were lost. However it stands as a great bastion of Christianity in Brecon immersed in the town's history. This is the story of the figures behind it.