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Llanbadarn Odwyn, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llanbadarn Odwyn, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the river Ayron, and on the Sarn Helen Way, 3 miles W by N of Tregarou. Post town, Tregaron (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2617; population, 260. The suffix odwyn, in the name of the parish, signifies " very white," and alludes to the appearance of the church on a high bleak eminence, which commands an extensive view along the valley of the Ayron. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Llanddewi Brefi, in the diocese of St David's. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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

Administration

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

Registration districtTregaron1837 - 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 Llanbadarn Odwyn from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Tregaron Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanbadarn Odwyn 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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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