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Ysbytty Ystrad Meurig, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Ysbytty-Ystrad-Meurig, a parish in Cardiganshire, 6 miles NNE of Tregaron. It contains the village of Ystrad-meurig, which has a post and telegraph office under Aberystwyth; money orderoffice, Tregaron. Acreage, 956; population, 126. A cell to Strata Florida Abbey was here, and was used as a hospitium. A castle also was built here by Gilbert de Clare, was frequently taken and retaken in the Welsh wars, and was demolished in 1207 by Mallgwyn. A hill-fort and a cairn still exist. The living is a chapelry, annexed to Ysbytty Ystwyth.

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 districtTregaron1837 - 1934

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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For births, marriages, and deaths in Ysbytty Ystrad Meurig from 1837 to 1934 you should search for the Tregaron 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.

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