Place:


Penboyr  Carmarthenshire

 

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

PENBOYR, a parish in Newcastle-in-Emlyn district, and county of Carmarthen; near the Sarn-Helen way, 4 miles S W of Llandyssil r. station, and 4 S E of Newcastle-in-Emlyn. Post-town, Newcastle-in-Emlyn, under Carmarthen. Acres, 6, 876. Real property, £3, 285. Pop.in 1851, 1, 271; in 1861, 1, 146. ...


Houses, 263. The property is much subdivided. There are many tumuli. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Trinity, in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £325.* Patron, Earl Cawdor. The old church stands near a Romancamp, where coins have been found; and a new church, in the early English style, was built in 1864.

Penboyr through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11000

Date accessed: 26th July 2017


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