Place:


Llanllwchaearn  Cardiganshire

 

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

LLANLLWCHAIARN, a parishin Aberayron district, Cardigan; on the coast, at New Quay bay, 5½ miles SW of Aberayron, and 15 NNE of Newcastle-Emlyn r. station. It contains the seaport village of New Quay, which has a post office under Carmarthen. Acres, 3,249; of which 68 are water. Real property, £2,818. ...


Pop., in 1851,1,738; in 1861,1,976. Houses, 471. The property is divided among a few. Many of the inhabitants are employed in fishing. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £256.* Patron, the Bishop of St. David's. The church is dedicated to St. Llwchaiarn; was rebuilt in 1865, at a cost of £1,100; and is in the decorated English style, with 200 sittings.

Llanllwchaearn through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6577

Date accessed: 29th March 2017


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