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Llanfair Orllwyn, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llanfair Orllwyn, a parish in Cardiganshire, near the river Tefi at the boundary with Carmarthenshire, 4 miles E by N of Newcastle Ernlyn. Post town, Newcastle Ernlyn, under Llandyssil. Acreage, 1756; population, 469. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £121. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is good.

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 - 1934

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 Llanfair Orllwyn from 1837 to 1934 you should search for the Newcastle in Emlyn 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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