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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

In 1868, the parish of Cilcennin contained the following places:

"CILCENNIN, (or Kil-kenin), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Ilar, in the county of Cardigan, South Wales, 5 miles from Newcastle, and 4 E. of Aberaeron. It is situated on the river Aeron, a branch of the Teifi. The village is famed in Welsh history as having been the scene of a desperate battle between Maelgwynne and his nephews, Rhys and Owen, who attacked his camp in the night.

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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