Bettws Lleucu, Cardiganshire
Bettws-Leiki or Bettws-Lleuce, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the river Ayron, 5 miles WSW of Tregaron. Post town, Tregaron (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2373; population, 262. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Gartheli, in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £175. Patron, the Vicar of Llanddewi-Brefi.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|County Court district||Lampeter|
|Poor Law union||Tregaron|
|Registration district||Tregaron||1837 - 1936|
|Registration district||Cardiganshire Central||1936 - 1974|
|Rural Deanery||Ultra Aeron|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register dates from the year 1813.
Church of England
St. Michael (parish church)
The church of St. Michael is a plain, building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave and a small western tower with spire containing one bell: the church was rebuilt in 1875 at a cost of £600, and affords 125 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bettws Lleucu from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Tregaron Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bettws Lleucu from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Cardiganshire Central Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Bettws Lleucu from the following:
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cardiganshire is online.
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cardiganshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Bettws Lleucu are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: