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Dihewyd, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Dihewid or Dihewyd, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the rivulet Mydyr, 5 miles SSE of Aberayron, and 9 NW of Lampeter station on the Manchester and Milford railway. It has a post office under Talsarn (R.S.O.); money order office, Talsarn; telegraph office, Aberayron. Acreage, 3867; population of the civil parish, 451; of the ecclesiastical, 624. There is an ancient camp. The living is a vicarage, with Llanerch-Aeron annexed, in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £280. The church is dedicated to St Vitalis.

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 districtAberayron1837 - 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 Dihewyd from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Aberayron Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Dihewyd 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 Dihewyd 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