The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

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

"ABERNANT, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Elvet, in the county of Carmarthen, South Wales, 5 miles N.W. of Carmarthen. It is pleasantly situated on the banks of the river Cywyn. Silver coins of the reigns of Elizabeth, James I., and Charles I., have been found at the vicarage. Some years since, a Roman urn was discovered containing some ashes. From this circumstance, and from the vicinity of the village to Newchurch, where a battle between the Romans and the Britons took place, of which a memorial stone still exists, it is conjectured that this may have been the place of burial of those who fell in the fight. The Carmarthen races formerly were held in this parish. Petty sessions are held once a month. The living is a vicarage,* with the perpetual curacy of Convil annexed, value £131, in the diocese of St. David's, and in the patronage of the Duke of Leeds. The church, small and neat, is situated in a retired spot, and is dedicated to St. Lucia. Pant-y-Cendy is the seat of the Evanses."

"TALLOG, a hamlet in the parish of Abernant, county Carmarthen, 5 miles N.W. of Carmarthen."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]  by Colin Hinson ©2018