Pencarreg  Carmarthenshire


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

PENCARREG, a parish and a sub-district in the district of Lampeter and county of Carmarthen. The parish lies on the river Teifi, at the boundary with Cardigan, near Llanybyther r. station, and 4 miles S W by W of Lampeter. Post-town, Llanybyther, under Carmarthen. Acres, 10, 392. Real property, £3, 705. ...

Pop., 1, 208. Houses, 268. The property is subdivided. Mynydd-Pencarreg occupies a large area in the W. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £126. Patron, P. Pryse, Esq. The church is good.—The sub-district contains also three other parishes. Acres, 22, 231. Pop., 2, 878. Houses, 637.

Pencarreg through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th May 2022

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