In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Silian like this:
SILIAN, a parish in Lampeter district, Cardigan; 2¼ miles N by W of Lampeter r. station. Post town, Lampeter, under Carmarthen. Acres, 2,182. Real property, £980. Pop., 341. Houses, 73. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Llanwnnen. The church is old but good.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Silian, in Ceredigion and Cardiganshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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