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Llanwenog, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llanwenog, a village and a parish in Cardiganshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Teifi, near the boundary with Carmarthenshire, 6 miles WSW of Lampeter. The parish contains al&o Cwrtnewydd and Ehyddlan, and its post town is Lampeter (R.S.O.) Acreage, 10,723; population, 1467. High Mead and Llanvaugban are chief residences. An ancient camp is at Ty Cam, and there are some barrows. A battle was fought in 981 between Hywel ab Jenaf and Einon ab Owain. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £114. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Gwnog.

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 districtLampeter1837 - 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 Llanwenog from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Lampeter Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanwenog 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 Llanwenog 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 districtSA40
Post TownLlanybydder