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[1895]  [1914]

Kelly's Directory of South Wales, 1920

LLANCYNFELYN is a parish in the county of Cardigan, on the road from Aberystwyth to Machynlleth, 3 miles from Ynyslas station, on the Cambrian railway, and 9 north-north-east from Aberystwyth station, on the Cambrian and Great Western railways, hundred, union and county court district of Aberystwyth, petty sessional division of Upper Geneu'r-Glyn, rural deanery of Llanbadarn fawr, archdeaconry of Cardigan, and diocese of St. David's. The church of St. Cynvelin, restored in 1845, is an ancient building of stone, consisting of nave, aisles, transept, south porch, and a small turret, containing 1 bell. The register of baptisms dates from the year 1770, marriages, 1754, burials, 1772. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value 200, with 1 acre of glebe, and residence, in the gift of Basil Jones esq. and held since 1919 by the Rev. Evan Morgan Davies L.Div. of St. David's College, Lampeter. There are Wesleyan and Calvinistic Methodist chapels. The Cletwr Valley in this neighbourhood is a great attraction to visitors, and about a mile west is Bedd Taliesin, the reputed burial place of the famous Welsh bard, Taliesin, who flourished in the 6th century. Sir Lewis Thomas Loveden Pryse bart. and the Misses Jones are the chief landowners. The soil is clayey. The chief crops are wheat, barley and oats. The area is 5109 acres of land. 5 of inland and 155 of tidal water and 1,259 of foreshore; rateable value, 3,121; the population in 1911 was 683.
Parish Clerk, Richard Davies.
Post & M. O. & T. Office, Taliesin (letters should have Cardiganshire added).. Evan Pugh, sub-postmaster.
Wall Letter Box, Church wall.
Public Elementary School (mixed), erected in 1871, for 180 children; James Jones, master.



Marked thus + receive their letters through Talybont, Cardiganshire.
Marked thus * receive their letters through Borth, Cardiganshire.
Davies Rev. Evan Morgan L.Div. (vicar) Vicarage
Foster Ralph Howard, Gwynfryn hall
+Griffiths Rev. John Fisher (Wesleyan), Wesley villa, Trerddol
*Griffiths Richard J.P. Tanybryn Ynyslas
Jenkins Rd Davis, Craig-y-Penrhyn
Owen William, Cynfelin villa
Pierce Mrs. Margaret. Rock house
+Williams David Owen M.B. Cletwr hall, Trerddol


+Davies Ann (Mrs.), shopkpr, Trerddol
+Davies Mary. shopkeeper, Trerddol
+Evans David. Commercial inn, Trerddol
+Jones Ellis W. painter, Trerddol
+Rees Jacob, blacksmith. Trerddol
+Rees Jane (Mrs.), Halfway inn, Trerddol
+Roberts Elizabeth Jane (Mrs.), grocer, Trerddol
+Thomas Jn. miller (water), Trerddol
+Williams David Owen M.B. physician & surgeon, Cletwr hall, Trerddol
Williams Lewis O. butcher, Trerddol


Marked thus ++ farm 150 acres or over.
Evans David, Lletylwyndin
Evans Mary Maria (Miss.), Gwynfryn
Evans John, Llwynwallter
Evans John, Tynllwyn
*Griffiths Enoch & Richard, Dolenidd
Griffiths James, Dolcletwr
++Jenkins David, Neuadd-Yrynys
Jenkins David Richard, Erglodd
Jenkins Richard J. Henhafod
*Jones Margaret & Sarah (Misses), Penpompren
*Jones Sarah Ann (Miss) & Henry W. Tymawr-mochno
*Jones Thomas & John, Tyhwynt .
Jones John Morgan, Pantglasbach
Jones Rees, Tanrallt
Jones Richard, Pantgoch
Jones Richard, Ynystudor
Jones William James. Gwarcwmissa
Lloyd Isaac, Cefnerglodd
Mason William, Bryntirion
Mason Wm. David. Bryntirion
Morris John William, Dolaugwyn
Owen Thomas Lewis, Nantllain.
Pritchard John, Glanmorfa
++Stephens John Griffiths, Tanllan
Thomas James, Glanclettwr
*Thomas Mary (Mrs.), Glandovey
Thomas Robert O. Cefnweiriog
Williams Evan, Troedyrhiwfedwen
Williams Lewis Oliver, Frongoch



Jones Rev. Rees (Congregational)Jones 
Rev. Richard Humphrey (Calvinistic Methodist)
Roberts Rev. Hugh (Calvinistic Meth)


Edwards David Owen, builder
Edwards Mary Jones (Mrs.), assistant overseer
Jones John David, Royal Oak P.H.
Jones John Richard, grocer
Pryse Henry, carrier
Pugh Evan, mason, & post office
Pugh Thomas Jones, coal merchant
Pugh William, draper
Thomas David, grocer

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