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Llanybyther, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Llanybyther, a village and a parish in Carmarthenshire. The village stands on the river Teifi, at the boundary with Cardiganshire, near the Sarn Helen Way, 4½ miles SW of Lampeter; is a resort of anglers, and has a station on the Manchester and Milford railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) There are fairs on 26 April, 21 July, and 31 Oct. The parish contains also the villages of Abergorlech, Glanduar, Porthyrd, and Tynyffbrd. Acreage, 9955; population, 1174. The surface is hilly. There is a bridge across the Teifi. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £144 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is dedicated to St Peter.

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 districtLampeter1837 - 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 Llanybyther from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Lampeter Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanybyther 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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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