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Llangeitho, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llangeitho, a village and a parish in Cardiganshire. Th& village stands on the river Ayron, under the SE declivities of Mynydd Bach mountain range, near the Sarn Helen Way, 3½ miles W by S of Tregaron, and 8¼ N by E of Lampeter, and has a post and money order office under Llanio Road (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Tregaron. Acreage of the civil parish, 4138; population, 564; of the ecclesiastical, 427. Cwrt Mawr, an old mansion, is now a farmhouse. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; net value, £125. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Ceitho, and was rebuilt in 1819. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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 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 Llangeitho from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Tregaron Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangeitho 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 Llangeitho are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

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