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Silian, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Silian, a parish in Cardiganshire, 2½ miles N by W of Lampeter. Post town, Lampeter (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2179; population, 268. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Llanwnen. The church is ancient.

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 districtLampeter1837 - 1936
Registration districtCardiganshire Central1936 - 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 Silian from 1837 to 1936 you should search for the Lampeter Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Silian from 1936 to 1974 you should search for the Cardiganshire Central 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 Silian 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 districtSA48