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Derwydd, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Derwydd, a hamlet in Llandebie parish, Carmarthenshire, on the river Cennen, 4 miles S of Llandeilo-fawr. Derwydd Road station on the G.W.R. is east of the hamlet. Derwydd House belonged to Sir Harry Vaughan, who commanded in the army of Charles I.; belonged afterwards to the Stepneys; and contains some furniture of the time of Henry VIII.

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.


Online maps of Derwydd are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA18
Post TownAmmanford