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Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Pencarreg, a parish in Carmarthenshire, on the river Teifi, at the boundary with Cardiganshire, between Lampeter and Llanybyther stations on the Manchester and Milford railway, and 4 miles SW by W of Lampeter. Post town, Lampeter (R.S.O.) Acreage, 10,177; population, 1096. For parish council purposes Pencarreg is divided into three wards, and has a council consisting of thirteen members and a chairman. Mynydd Pencarreg occupies a large area in the W. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £110 with residence. 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 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 Pencarreg from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Lampeter Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Pencarreg 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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