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Llanddausant, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llanddausant, a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the rivers Usk and Sawdde, near their source, under the Black Mountains, at the boundary with Brecknockshire, 7 miles SE by E of Llangadock. It contains the hamlets of Blaensawdde, Gwidre, Maesfynnon, and Qnatre Mawr. Post town, Llangadock (R.S.O.) Acreage, 15,230; population, 561. The Carmarthen Van has an altitude of 2631 feet. A lake is here at the source of the river Sawdde. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £145 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is good, and is dedicated to St Simon and St Jude. There are two 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 Llanddausant from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llandovery Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanddausant 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

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