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Cilycwm or Kilycwm, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Cilycwm or Kilycwm, a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the river Towy, 4 miles N of Llandovery. It has a post office under Llandovery (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Llandovery. Acreage, 18,191; population of the civil parish, 1019; of the ecclesiastical, 760. Copper and lead ore are found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £200 with residence. The church is good. There are Congregational, Baptist, and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.

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 districtLlandovery1837 - 1935
Registration districtCarmarthen1935 - 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 Cilycwm or Kilycwm from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llandovery Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Cilycwm or Kilycwm from 1935 to 1974 you should search for the Carmarthen Registration District.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carmarthenshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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