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PLACE NAMES in CARDIGANSHIRE

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Which have alternative spellings  or have changed completely

The list also includes places with different Welsh/English names, the Welsh  version will usually be found in the first column, alternative 1
Use your browser's Find facility to search for particular names which may be in the second column, alternative 2

The list doesn't include minor spelling variations, or a single L for LL or those caused by use of the English K for C. or V for F.
Although some of that ilk are included because they more accurately  indicate the origin of the name

Sources/Further References to place names

  • A Gazetteer of Welsh Place-Names by Elwyn Davies   [Davies]
  • The Place-Names of Wales by Hywel Wyn Owen    [Owen]
  • Parish Registers of Wales     NLW          [PRW]
  • A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel [Lewis] 1833  (on Genuki)         [Lewis]
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  • Glossary of Welsh Place Name Elements - on John Ball's site
  • There is a list of place names in CGN-  and their parishes on this site
  • Other contributors

 

Alternative 1Alternative 2ParishSource/Comments
    
AberteifiCardiganCardigan[PRW]

Banchor

Bangor Teifi

Bangor Teifi

The History of Cardiganshire"
by S R Meyrick, 1810

Bont-gochElerchLlanbadarn fawr[Davies]
Caron-uwch-clawddStrata FloridaStrata Florida[Lewis]
CeinewyddNewquayLlanllwchaearn[Davies]

Comins y dafarn fach

Dafarn Fach

Tre-Taliesin

TaliesinLlangynfelyn1
Cors Goch GlanteifiCors GaronTregaron[Davies]
Ferwig, YVerwickVerwick[PRW]
HafodEglwys-newyddEglwys Newydd[PRW]
Llan-LlwchaiarnLlanychaearnLlanychaearn[Lewis]
Llan-uwch-aeronLlannerchaeronLlanerch Aeron[Lewis]
Llan-Vair-y-ClywedogauLlanfair ClydogauLlanfair Clydogau[Lewis]
Llan-Vair-TrevhelygenLlanfair TrelygenLlanfair Trelygen[Lewis]
Llan-wnnwsGwnnwsGwnnws[PRW]
Llan-y-GwyryddonLlangwyryfonLlangwyryfon[Lewis]

Llanbedr Pont-Steffan

'Llambed'

LampeterLampeter[PRW]
LlandreLlanfihangel Genau'r-glynLlanfihangel Genau'r-Glyn[Davies]

Llanfihangel Lledrod

Llan-Vihangel Llethr y Troed

LledrodLledrod[Lewis]
Llanfihangel-y-creuddyn-uchafEglwys NewyddEglwys Newydd[Lewis]

Llanfihangel Ystrad

YstradLlanfihangel Ystrad2
LlangwyryddonLlangwyryfonLlangwyryfon[Davies]
MelindwrCapel BangorLlanbadarn fawr[PRW]
MwntMountMount[PRW]
MynachdyMonachtyLlanbadarn Trefeglwys[Davies]
Nant-GynlloNantcwnlleNantcwnlle[Lewis]
Pentre-bontLlanfarianLlanbadarn fawr[Davies]
PentregâtCapel FfynnonLlangrannog[Davies]
PlwmpMaesycrugiauLlandysiliogogo[Davies]
PontarfynachDevil's BridgeLlanfihangel-y-Creuddyn[Davies]
Post-mawrSynod InnLlannarth[Davies]

Rhôs-ddu

Rhôsdiau

RhostieRhostie[Lewis]
SulienSilianSilian[Lewis]

Trefdreyer

Llanvihangel Trêv-Deyrn

Troed-yr-aurTroed-yr-aur[Davies] & [Lewis]
Trerhedyn / AdparAtparLlandyfriog[Davies]
Ysgybor-y-coedEglwys-fachLlanfihangel Genau'r-Glyn[PRW]
Yspytty Ystrad MeuricYstradmeurigYstradmeurig[Lewis]
Ystrad  See Llanfihangel Ystrad
Ystrad-FflurStrata FloridaStrata Florida[PRW]

Contributors

  • 1. David Rowlands
  • 2. Bill Griffith-Jones