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Llanfihangel Aberbythych, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llanfihangel Aberbythych, a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the river Towy, near Golden Grove station on the Central Wales and Carmarthen Junction branch of the L. & N.W.R., and 3 miles SW by W of Llandilo. It contains the hamlets of Llan, Berrach, Bryngwyn, Calliver, Cathargoed, Cathilas, Cilygernant, and Glynn, and its post town is Llandilo (R.S.O.) Acreage, 6149; population of the civil parish, 886; of the ecclesiastical, 832. The manor belongs to the Duchy of Lancaster. Dryslwyn Castle, Dynevor Castle, Golden Grove, and Grongar Hill are in the neighbourhood. Good limestone is found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £225 with residence. Patron, Earl Cawdor. The church was restored by Sir Gilbert Scott.

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