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Llangain, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llangain, a parish and a village in Carmarthenshire, on the river Towy, 3½ miles S by W of Carmarthen, with, a post office under Carmarthen; money order and telegraph office, Carmarthen. Acreage, 2695; population, 294. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £105. The church is dedicated to St Synin, and is good.

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 districtCarmarthen1837 - 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 Llangain from 1837 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 Llangain are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online:

Postal districtSA33
Post TownCarmarthen