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Llangunnor, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llangunnor, a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the river Towy, 1 mile E of Carmarthen. It contains the hamlets of Coedgain, Llandre, Velyndre, Penddailwyn, and Pencwm. Post town, Carmarthen. Acreage, 5820; population, 1036. Ty-gwyn, now a farmhouse, was the seat of the Scurlock family, a daughter of whom was the second wife of Sir R. Steele. Penbugw is the seat of Mr Lewis Morris the author of the "Epic of Hades." The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £246 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Cynyr, stands among some fine old yew trees on a spot commanding a magnificent view of the valley of the Towy, is a small and primitive-looking edifice, and contains a monument to Steele.

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 Llangunnor 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 Llangunnor are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA32
Post TownCarmarthen