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Llandingat, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llandingat, a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the rivers firan and Towv, around the town and station of Llandovery. It contains the borough of Llandovery and the hamlets of Telych, Forest, and Ystrad. Post town, Llandovery (R.S.O.) Acreage, 8185 of land and 134 of water; population, 2216, of whom 1728 are in Llandovery borough. Velindre, Llewyn-y-Brain, Tonn, Ystrad, and Blaenos are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £275 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church stands in Llandovery, is a plain substantial edifice, with a Perpendicular tower. The church of St Mary, situated half a mile N of the town, on the site of a Roman station, was formerly the parish church of Llanfair-ar-y-Bryn, but it is now a chapel of ease to Llandingat church, a new church having been built for the former parish. There are Baptist, Congregational, and Calvinistic Methodist chapels in Llandovery. There is a workhouse at Llandingat. See LLANDOVERY.

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 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 Llandingat from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llandovery Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llandingat 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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