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Llangwyryfon or Llangwrddon, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llangwyryfon or Llangwrddon, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the river Wyrai, under Mynydd Bach Hill, 4½ miles E of Llanrhystyd, 5 SW of Trawscoed station on the Manchester and Milford railway, and 7½ S by E of Aberystwyth. It has a post office under Llanrhystyd (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Llanrhystyd. Acreage, 3925; population, 466. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; value, £220 with residence. The church is dedicated to St Ursula, and has an ancient pillar cross.

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 districtAberystwyth1837 - 1936
Registration districtCardiganshire North1936 - 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 Llangwyryfon or Llangwrddon from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Aberystwyth Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangwyryfon or Llangwrddon from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Cardiganshire North 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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