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Llangeler, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llangeler, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire. The village stands on the river Teifi, at the boundary with Cardiganshire, 5 miles E by S of Newcastle Emiyn. Post town, Llandyssil. The parish comprises 8193 acres; population, 1880. Llys Newydd is the chief residence. The living is twofold, a vicarage and a sinecure rectory, in the diocese of St David's; net value of the vicarage, £136; of the rectory, £244. Patron of the former, the Bishop of St David's; of the latter, St David's College, Lampeter. The church is dedicated to St Celer, was rebuilt in 1860, is in the Early English style, and consists of nave and chancel, with vestry and bell-turret. A spring, called St Celer's Well, is near the church.

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 districtNewcastle in Emlyn1837 - 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 Llangeler from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Newcastle in Emlyn Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangeler 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 Llangeler are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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