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Abergorlech, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Abergorlech, a village and a chapelry in Carmarthenshire, at the confluence of the Gorlech with the Cothi, 8 miles N of Llanarthney station on the Central Wales and Carmarthen Junction branch of the L. & N.W.R. It has a post office under Nantgaredig (R.S.O.); money order office, Llan-sawel; telegraph office, Nantgaredig railway station. The chapelry is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of St David's; net value, £158. Patron, the Lord Chancellor.

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 Abergorlech are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountySir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA32
Post TownCarmarthen