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Cellan, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Cellan or Kellan, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the river Teifi, 3 miles NE of Lampeter. It has a post office under Lampeter (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Lampeter. Acreage, 3450; population, 457. In the neighbourhood are traces of Sam Helen, an ancient road. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £87 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church has an ancient font. The Rev. M. Williams, the antiquary, was a native.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtLampeter1837 - 1936
Registration districtCardiganshire Central1936 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Cellan from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Lampeter Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Cellan from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Cardiganshire Central Registration District.

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cardiganshire is online.

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cardiganshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Cellan are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online:

Postal districtSA48