The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales., byJones, I.G. & Williams, D. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. These statistics for this parish are extracted from this book which in turn got them from the 1851 census itself;
- Area 2517 acres; Population 1246 males, 1735 [?] females, total 2689 [?]
Cardigan town - on Gerwyn Williams' site
Cardigan - on Wikipedia
Places, villages, farms etc within Cardigan parish as shown on the online parish map from the CD of Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. (Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R.). (Extracted by Howard Thomas)
- Cardigan St Mary's (104); Banc-y-warren, Cae-morgan, Cardigan, Glan-llynan, Llwyn-piod, Llyn-y-felin, New Mill, New Town, Old Castle Farm, Pen-lan, Rockland Farm, Tre-Bared, Tre-cift, Tre-Giby, Ty-hen
Description of the parish of Cardigan from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis.
Description of Cardigan, Isle of, from Samuel Lewis's A Topographical Dictionary of Wales 1833
"CARDIGAN (ISLE OF), an extra-parochial district, in the hundred of TROEDYRAUR, county of CARDIGAN, SOUTH WALES, 4 1/2 miles (N.) from Cardigan. This is a small island, at the eastern side of the mouth of the river Teivy, and only separated from the main land by a narrow channel: it comprises about forty acres, and yields good pasturage for cattle and sheep, chiefly for the market at Cardigan."
Anon. Cardigan --- town and liberties. Bye-Gones, 1871-3
Cardigan and the Lower Teifi Valley in Old Photographs. Dyfed C.C. Gloucester, 1989. Re-published in 2000 by Budding Books. ISBN 1-84015-157-9. Here is an index and review by Mary Jane Stephenson. There is also an index on Ceredigion Library
Kramer, Zia. Cardigan and the River Teifi (NLW's site) Ceredigion : Journal of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society, Vol VII, No 1, 1972.
Mathias, Idris. Last of the Mwldan. Gomer, Llandysul. (1 85902 428 9).Gomer catalogue 2002;- "Mwldan lies on the lower side of Cardigan town. Once it was the home of sea captains, sailors, fishermen, foundrymen, poachers, preachers and sailmakers. It was the life and soul of Cardigan, those many years ago. " So begins this remarkable and moving memoir by Idris Mathias, one who calls himself the last of the Mwldan because he and his family were among the very last to leave their homes in Foundry Court in the slum clearance of 1937.
Peregrine, DJM. Cardigan's Ancient Borough. Ceredigion, Vol II
Price, M R C. The Whitland and Cardigan Railway. Oakwood, 1975
Sanders, IJ. The Boroughs of Aberystwyth and Cardigan in the early fourteenth century. B. Board. Celtic Stud, Vol XV