Llansawel, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire. The village stands on the river Cothi, amid mountain scenery with a romantic view, 8 miles NW of Llangadock and 9 N of Llandilo; was once a market-town, and has a post and money order office under Llandilo (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Pumpsaint. The parish includes the townships of Edwins-ford, Genol, Glyn, and Wen. Acreage, 10,250; population, 898. Edwinsford is the seat of the Drummond family. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Conwil Caio, in the diocese of St David's; joint net value, £170 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. There are Congregational and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Llandilofawr||1837 - 1935|
|Registration district||Carmarthen||1935 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llansawel from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llandilofawr Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llansawel 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 Llansawel are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: