Capel Cynon  Cardiganshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Capel Cynon like this:

CAPEL-CYNON, a chapelry in Llandisilio-Gogo parish, Cardigan; 8 miles NNE of Newcastle-Emlyn r. station. Post Town, Newcastle-Emlyn, under Carmarthen. Pop., 413. Houses, 90. Henry VII. encamped here on his march to Bosworth. Fairs are beld on Holy Thursday and on the second Thursday after 10 Oct. The chapelry was constituted in 1859. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £100. Patron, the Bishop of St. David's.

Capel Cynon through time

Capel Cynon is now part of Ceredigion district. Click here for graphs and data of how Ceredigion has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Capel Cynon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Capel Cynon, in Ceredigion and Cardiganshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd April 2018

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