Cilcennin  Cardiganshire


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

CILCENNIN, or Kilkennin, a parish in Aberayron district, Cardigan; on the river Ayron, 4¾ miles ESE of Aberayron, and 9½ miles NW of Lampeter r. station. Post town, Cilie-Aeron, under Carmarthen. Acres, 3, 405. Real property, £1, 818. Pop., 603. Houses, 139. The property is divided among a few. A sanguinary battle took place here between Maelgwynne and his nephews, Rhys and Owen. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £25. Patron, the Bishop of St. David's. The church is very good.

Cilcennin through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 11th August 2022

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