"LLANDYVR╬OG (LLAN-DYVR╬OG), a parish in the hundred of TROEDYRAUR, county of CARDIGAN, SOUTH WALES, 1 1/2mile (E.) from Newcastle- Emlyn containing 854 inhabitants. This parish, which derives its name from the dedication of its church to St. Tyvriog, an eminent British saint who lived towards the close of the sixth century, is pleasantly situated on the northern bank of the river Teivy, and on the turnpike road from Newcastle-Emlyn to Lampeter....." [From Samuel Lewis's A Topographical Dictionary of Wales 1833]
Monumental inscriptions for Llandyfr´og: [Sant Tyfr´og, Bryngwenith]. are available on microfiche from Dyfed FHS
St Tyfriog church - photograph on Dyfed FHS LLANDYFRIOG, St. Tyfriog 1843-1844 - on the Church plans online site
See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re St Tyfriog's Church
Some church and chapel data from
The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by
Jones, & D. Williams. UWP,
Cardiff, 1976. The names are those of the informants
Parish entry for Llandyfriog with Llanfair Trelygen from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).
The parish church of Llanfair Trelygen was disused from the beginning of the C19. The Parish Register and Bishop's Transcripts are included in those of Llandyfriog.
Butler, L. A. S. The consecration of Llandyfr´og Church in 1717 .Journal of the Historical Society of the Church in Wales 27 (1990), p. 60-9
See Notes on Church/Chapel Records page
Baptisms 1725-1812 with gaps, 1813-1973. Marriages 1725-1971 [Banns 1835-66, 1893-5, 1918-83]. Burials 1725-1869 with gaps, 1869-1955 NLW/Cer.RO
Copy typescripts PR CB 1725-1812 M 1725-1837 NLW
1676, 1680, 1682, 1686, 1703, 1799-1803, 1805-12, 1819-20, 1823-58, 1861-74 NLW
See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
I.G.I; Baptisms 1799-1874
Nonconformist Chapels; None
The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales., by Jones, I.G. & Williams, D. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. These statistics for this parish or chapelry are extracted from this book which in turn got them from the 1851 census itself;
Places, villages, farms etc within Llandyfriog 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)
Description of the parish of Llandyfriog from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis.
Descriptions of Townships in Llandyfriog parish from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis
Evans, Gruffydd. Story of Newcastle Emlyn and Atpar to 1531. Cymmrodor; Calvinistic Methodist, 32, 1922, p. 58-170.
Lewis, R. LL. Love of Atpar. Welsh Gazette, June 17, 1937
Pigot & Co. South Wales Directory for 1830. Extracts relating to Newcastle-in-Emlyn and Atpar
Kelly's Directory South Wales 1895 for Llandyfriog parish
The Trail to Silverton [Powell family of Llandyfriog and Newcastle-Emlyn]. Dyfed Family History Society journal Dec 1994, Vol 5, number 2, pages 84-86. And Return to Silverton . Dyfed Family History Society journal 5/9 April 1997, p 370.
Evans,Gruffydd. The Story of Newcastle Emlyn and Atpar to 1531, with a concluding survey. Cymmrodorion, 1923
Meyrick, Sir Samuel Rush.(1783-1848) The History and Antiquities of the county of Cardigan. Collected from the few remaining documents which have escaped the ravages of time, as well as from actual observation. Longman: London ,1810. The history and antiquities of the County of Cardigan ... to which are now added a parliamentary history, list of High Sheriffs, some notes on the present county families, &c., &c. repr. Brecon: 1907. This 1907 print has now been reprinted. The brief section relating to this parish is on pages 187/8; the four last incumbents of the Church were Rev Mr David Richards, Rev Mr Griffiths, Rev Mr Theo Howels and Rev Mr John Williams. There is a section on the Cilgwyn estate, and also on Atpar (that part of Newcastle Emlyn which is in Cardiganshire).
Held at the NLW;
Held at the NLW ;
Held at Ceredigion Archives;
Here is an extract from The Reports of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the state of Education in Wales. 1847
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