In 1868, the parish of Manordeifi contained the following places:
"MANORDEIFI, (or Manerdwy or Manerdivy), a parish in the hundred of Cilgerran, county Pembroke, 7 miles from Newcastle-inEmlyn, its post town, and 4 S.E. of Cardigan. It is situated on the river reify, and is chiefly agricultural. The chief seats are Pentre, the birth- place of Dr. Saunders, author of "Short Illustrations of the Bible," and Fynonau House, built by Nash and Clynview. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of St. David's, value £222, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church is dedicated to St. David.
"CILVAWR, a chapelry in the parish of Manordeifi, in the county of Pembroke. It is situated on the river Teifi, near Castle Maelgwn. Hero are the remains of a church."