In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rhostie like this:
RHOSTIE, or Rhosdhu, a parish in Aberystwith district. Cardigan; near the coast, 6½ miles S E of Aberyst-with r. station. Post-town, Aberystwith. Acres, 1, 307. Real property, £482. Pop., 122. Houses, 27. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £101. Patron, the Bishop of St. Davids.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rhostie, in Ceredigion and Cardiganshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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