Law and Order

Sir Joseph Russell Bailey, Bart., MP

Oath of qualification as Magistrate
Oath of qualification as Magistrate
Powys County Archives

Sir Joseph Russell Bailey of Glanusk Park, Llangattock, Breconshire was educated at Harrow and Christ Church College, Oxford. He became High Sherriff of Brecknock in 1864, MP for a Herefordshire constituency in 1865, Chairman of the Breconshire Quarter Sessions in 1883 and was created Baron Glanusk in 1899. He was also Lord Lieutenant of Breconshire and made important additions to Theophilus Jones' 'History of Brecknock'. He died in 1906. Please click on these next links to find out more about Joseph Russell Bailey.

Brecon Prison Visit
Portrait of J R Bailey

Glanusk Park
Glanusk Park, Home of Sir Joseph Russell Bailey
Powys County Archives


Glanusk Park Census
Frost v Price, page 2
Breconshire County Council
Charles Evan-Thomas