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Llanfynydd, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llanfynydd, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Towy, 6 miles NW of Llandilo, and has a post office under Golden Grove (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Llandilo. The parish contains also the hamlets of Brisken, Cathilas, Clynynnos, Crachyty, Eskercam, Eskerevan, Cilangwr, Eskergarn, Gothylon, Pantarfon, Cornoyron, Penrhos, and Cwmban. Acreage, 10,850; population, 949. There are remains of an ancient camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £½83 witli residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Egwad, and was restored in 1861. There are Baptist and Calvinistic Methodist chapels. It has a parish council composed of twelve members.

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