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Llangranog, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llangranog, a village and a parish in Cardiganshire The village stands on the coast, 9 miles N of Newcastle Emiyn. There is a local improvement committee, and the village has been greatly improved by the erection of several fine houses. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Llandyssil. It is recommended as a winter health resort. The parish comprises 4341 acres; population, 784. A rock, resembling a huge chair, is called Yr Eisteddfa, and there is a barrow. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Caranog, and stands under a high rock in a little dingle a quarter of a mile from the shore. A mission church has lately been built dedicated to St David.

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 Llangranog from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newcastle in Emlyn Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangranog 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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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