Place:


Cwmaman  Carmarthenshire

 

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

CWMAMMAN, a village in Llandeilo-fawr parish, and a chapelry in Llandeilo-fawr, Llandebie, Bettws, Llangadock, and Llanguick parishes, Carmarthen. The village stands on the Pontamman river and the Garnant branch of the Llanelly and Vale of Towy railway, near Garnant r. station, under the Black mountains, 16½ miles NE by N of Llanelly; and it has a post office under Llanelly, and a market-house. ...


The chapelry was constituted in 1843. Pop., 4, 353. Houses, 873. The scenery is alpine and picturesque. Anthracite coal is sent by railway for shipment at Llanelly. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £150. Patron, the Bishop of St. Davids. The church is a neat edifice of 1841.

Cwmaman through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1287

Date accessed: 19th May 2019


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