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 3215 acres; Population 219 males, 270 females, total 489
Places, villages, farms etc within Dihewyd 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 Gareth Hicks)
- Dihewyd (69); Afon Feinog; Afon Gwili; Bryn-cesig; Castlehill; Cillhwch; Dihewid (village); Dre-wen; Feinog -uchaf; Ffron-ddu; Ffynnon-dallis; Pant-y-gwiail; Pant-y-rhew; Pen-bryn; Pen-graig; Pont marchog; Towerhill; Tre-berfedd; Troed-y-rhiw; Ty-coch; Woollen Factory; Ynys-felen
Kelly's Directory South Wales 1910
With the kind permission of the publisher, these selected extracts below are taken from "The History of Cardiganshire" by S R Meyrick, 1810, specifically the reprint of the 1907 imprint published by Stephen Collard in July 2000.
- "Sometimes called Dichwood, is situated near the pleasant vale of Aeron. Dihewyd literally signifies 'void of ardency', or 'zeal', but how it is applied in this instance I am at a loss to tell."
- "The church is dedicated to St Vitalis, and is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Vaughan family, of Crosswood, and the Lewis family, of Llanych-aeron, who presently alternately, receive all the tithes, and allow the curate five pounds per annum. The last three incumbents are as follows ; the Rev.Mr David Davies, the Rev. Mr Jenkin Jenkins, and the Rev. Mr John Lloyd."