Hanes a dogfennau
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[1895]  [1920]

Kelly's Directory of South Wales, 1914

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 1906 by the Rev. John Phillips B.A. 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. Lodge Park is the seat of John James esq. J.P. ; the mansion is a stone edifice, in a park of 100 acres, and commands fine views of the surrounding country ; Capt. Sir Edward John Webley-Parry-Pryse bart. of Gogerddan, Bow Street, and the trustees of the late Mrs. W. Basil Joncs 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, 3,140; 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. Letters arrive at 7-25 a.m; dispatched at 5.20 p.m.
Wall Letter Box, Church wall, cleared 4.15 p.m. week days
Public Elementary School (mixed), erected in 1871, for 180 children; average attendance 110; James Jones, master.



Beaumont Major Francis Montagu, Gwynfryn hall
James John J.P. Lodge Park
Jenkins Richard, Craig-y-Penrhyn
Owen William, Cynfelin villa
Phillips Rev. John B.A. (vicar), Vicarage
Pierce Mrs. Margaret. Rock house
Pritchard Rev. Robert H. (Wesleyan), Wesley villa, Trerddol
Williams David Owen M.B. Cletwr hall, Trerddol


Davies Ann (Mrs.), shopkpr, Trerddol
Davies John M. shopkeeper, Trerddol
Evans Davd. Commercial inn, Trerddol
Jones Ellis W. painter, Trerddol
Llovd Evan, boot maker, Trerddol
Rees Jacob, blacksmith. Trerddol
Rees Jane (Mrs.), Halfway inn, Trerddol
Roberts David, grocer, Trerddol
Thomas Jn. miller (water), Trerddol
Williams David, mine agent, Trerddol
Williams David Owen M.B. physician & surgeon, Cletwr hall, Trerddol
Williams Lewis O. butcher, Trerddol


Marked thus + receive their letters through Talybont, Cardiganshire.
Marked thus * receive their letters through Borth, Cardiganshire.
Evans John, Llwynwallter
Evans John, Tynllwyn
*Griffiths Enoch & Richard, Dolenidd
Griffiths James, Dolcletwr
Griffiths Roger Evans, Gwynfryn lo
Jenkins David, Gellv
Jenkins David, Neuadd-Yrynys
+Jenkins Edward, Penybanc
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. Gwarcwmissa
Lloyd Isaac, Cefnerglodd
Mason William, Bryntirion
Mason Wm. David. Lletylwydin
Morris John William, Dolaugwyn
Owen Thomas, Tanllan
Owen Thomas Lewis, Nantllain.
Pritchard John, Glanmorfa
Stephens John, Erglodd
Thomas James, Glanclettwr
Thomas Robert O. Cefnweiriog
*Thomas William, Glandovey
Williams Evan, Troedyrhiwfedwen
Williams Lewis Oliver, Frongoch


Roberts Rev. Hugh (Calvinistic Meth)


Davies John, carpenter & joiner
Edwards David Owen, builder
Edwards Mary Jones (Mrs.), carrier & assistant overseer
Jenkins Lewis Edwards, Royal Oak P.H.
Lloyd Edward & Sons, grocers
Owen Evan, shopkeeper
Pugh Evan, mason, & post office
Pugh Jane (Mrs.), grocer
Pugh Thomas Jones, coal merchant
Pugh William, draper


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