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Dafen, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Dafen, an ecclesiastical parish, formed in 1879 from Llanelly parish, Carmarthenshire, 2 miles SE of Llanelly. It has a post and money order office under Llanelly; telegraph office, Llanelly. Population, 4194. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church was built in 1874. There is a Baptist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA14
Post TownLlanelli