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Pencader, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Pencader, a hamlet in Llanfihangel-ar-Arth parish, Carmarthenshire, 4 miles SE of Llandyssil, and 11¼ N of Carmarthen. It has a station at the junction of the Manchester and Milford railway with the Carmarthen and Cardigan branch of the G.W.R., and a post and money order office (R.S.O.); telegraph office, at the railway station. It has a chapel of ease and a Congregational chapel, and was the place where Rhys-ab-Gruffydd made peace with Henry II.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

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


Maps

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CountyCarmarthenshire
RegionWales
CountryWales
Postal districtSA39
Post TownPencader