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Brongwyn, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Brongwyn, a parish in Cardiganshire, near the river Teifi, 2 miles NW of Newcastle-Emlyn, and 11 W by N of Llandyssil station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Newcastle-Emlyn (R.S.O.), which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1645; population, 254. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Bettws-Evan, in the diocese of St Davids. The church is good, and there is a Congregational chapel.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtNewcastle in Emlyn1837 - 1936
Registration districtCardiganshire South1936 - 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 Brongwyn from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Newcastle in Emlyn Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Brongwyn from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Cardiganshire South Registration District.


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.


Maps

Online maps of Brongwyn are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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

CountyCeredigion
RegionWales
CountryWales
Postal districtSA38
Post TownNewcastle Emlyn