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Llanegwad, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llanegwad, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the river Towy, at the influx of the Cothi, 1 mile NW of Llanarthney station on the G.W.R., and 8 miles Why S of Llandilo. There is a post office under Nantgaredig (R.S.O); money order and telegraph office, Nantgaredig. The parish comprises 12,360 acres of land and 94 of water; population, 1508. Copper ore is found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £200. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Egwad, and is good. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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 districtLlandilofawr1837 - 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 Llanegwad from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llandilofawr Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanegwad 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.


Online maps of Llanegwad 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 districtSA32
Post TownCarmarthen