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Cwmamman, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Cwmamman, a township situated partly in Llandilo-fawr parish, and partly in Bettws. The ecclesiastical district is composed of portions of Llandilo-fawr, Llandebie, Bettws, Llangadock, and Llanguick parishes, in Glamorgan and Carmarthenshire. The village stands on the river Amman ,-near Garnant station on the Garnant branch of the G.W.R., 10 miles SW of Llandilo, under the Black Mountains; it has a post office under Llanelly. The ecclesiastical district was constituted in 1843. Population, 5403. The scenery is alpine and picturesque. The living is a vicarage in th& diocese of St David's; net value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is an edifice of 1841. There are Congregational, Baptist, and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.

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 districtLlandilofawr1912 - 1935
Registration districtCarmarthen1935 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Churches

Church of England

Christ church (parish church)

The church is a plain edifice of stone, consisting of chancel, nave and a turret containing one bell: it was restored in 1878 at a cost of £505, and affords 400 sittings.


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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