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Llansadwrn, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llansadwm, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire. The village stands on a branch of the river Towy, 2¼ miles N by W of Llangadock. There is a post office under Llanwrda (R.S.O.); money order office, Llanwrda; telegraph office, Llangadock. The parish comprises 7521 acres; population of the civil parish, 849; of the ecclesiastical, 1447. Abermarlais is the chief residence, and occupies the site of the seat of Rhys ab Thomas. The land is hilly. The living is a vicarage, united with the perpetual curacy of Llanwrda, in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £200 with residence. The church is good. There are almshouses for four maiden gentlewomen and a free school, both of them founded and endowed in 1731 by Lady L. Cornwallis. There are Congregational and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.

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 districtLlandovery1837 - 1935

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carmarthenshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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