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Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llanwrda, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire. The village stands 4 miles SW of Llandovery, and has a station on the G.W.R. and L. & N.W.R. and a post and money order office (R.S.O.); telegraph office, LIangadock. The parish comprises 4488 acres; population, 598. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Llansadwrn, in the diocese of St David's. There is a Congregational chapel.

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
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 Llanwrda from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llandovery Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanwrda 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 Llanwrda are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA19