Place:


Llanfihangel Y Creuddyn  Cardiganshire

 

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

LLANFIHANGEL-Y-CROYDDIN, a village, two townships, and a parish in Aberystwith district, Cardigan. The village stands on an affluent of the river Ystwith, near a railway which was in course of formation in 1866 from the Central Wales line to Aberystwith, and 7½ miles SE by E of Aberystwith; and is neatly built and of considerable size. ...


The townships are Lower L. and Upper L. Acres of Lower L., 6,592. Real property, £3,330. Pop. in 1851,931; in 1861,978. Houses, 195. Acres of Upper L., 15,961. Real property, £6,326; of which £4,103 are in mines. Pop. in 1851,1,388; in 1861,1,796. Houses, 342. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of lead-mining. -The parish consists of the two townships; and it includes the chapelry of Eglwys-Newydd, which is conterminate with Upper L., and has been separately noticed. Post town, Aberystwith. The property of Lower L. is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £184. Patron, the Bishop of St. David's. The church is tolerable; and there is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

Llanfihangel Y Creuddyn through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4982

Date accessed: 10th August 2022


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