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Abernant, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Abernant, a village and a parish in the county of Carmarthen. The village stands near the river Cywyn, 5 miles WNW of Carmarthen. It has a post office under Carmarthen, which is the telegraph office; money order office, Talog. The parish comprises 6458 acres; population of the civil parish, 645; of the ecclesiastical, 2212. The living is a vicarage, united to the vicarage of Convil, in the diocese of St David's; net value, £209, The church is good.

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 Abernant 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 Abernant are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountySir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire
RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA33
Post TownCarmarthen