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Llandyfriog, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llandyfriog, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the river Teifi, 2 miles ENE of Newcastle Emiyn. It contains the township of Adpar and the villages of Aber and Penddoly and its post town is Newcastle Emiyn, under Llandyssil. Acreage, 2891; population of the civil parish, 830; of the ecclesiastical, 392. The living is a vicarage, united with Llanfair Treflygcn, in the diocese of St David's; net value, £219 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Tyvriog, and is good. Newcastle Ernlyn forms a separate ecclesiastical parish.

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 districtNewcastle in Emlyn1837 - 1936
Registration districtCardiganshire South1936 - 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 Llandyfriog from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newcastle in Emlyn Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llandyfriog from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Cardiganshire South 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 Llandyfriog 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 districtSA38
Post TownNewcastle Emlyn