Ilar  Cardiganshire


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

ILAR, a hundred in Cardigan; bounded, on the N, by the river Rheidol; and extending across the centre of the county, from Cardigan bay to Radnorshire. It is cut into two divisions, lower and upper; and it contains the town of Aberayron, and eighteen parishes and parts of two others. Acres, of the l. div., 43, 976. Pop. in 1851, 8, 490. Houses, 1,863. Acres of the u. div., 80, 31 4. Pop. in 1851, 8, 712. Houses, 1, 695. Pop. of the whole in 1861, 18, 433. Houses, 3, 895.

Ilar through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 10th August 2022

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