Llansadwrn, Carmarthenshire, Wales Genealogy

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Parishes of Historic Carmarthenshire

A guide to genealogy in Llansadwrn, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

For other places with a similar name see Llansadwrn

Llansadwrn is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Carmarthenshire and, between 1974 and 1996 in the County of Dyfed. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of Carmarthenshire.


LLANSADWRN (LLAN-SADWRN), a parish, in the union of LLANDOVERY, lower division of the hundred of PERVETH, county of CARMARTHEN, SOUTH WALES, 3 miles (N.N.W.) from Llangadock; comprising the Upper and Lower divisions. This parish, which is pleasantly situated in the north-eastern part of the county, is intersected by the turn-pike road from Llandilo-Vawr, by the suspension bridge to Llandovery, and by a small rivulet tributary to the river Towy. It comprises 7064 acres, consisting of a mountainous district of considerable extent, and a large portion of common, which was inclosed in 1809, and with the other lands, is in a good state of cultivation. The church is dedicated to St. Sadwrn. There are seven places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists. [1]

For more information on Llansadwrn see Llansadwrn at Genuki.


Years County
before 31 March 1974 Carmarthenshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Dyfed
from 1 April 1996 Carmarthenshire


Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

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Probate Records

Poor Law Union Records

Maps and Gazetteers



  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales Adapted. Date accessed: 16 January 2014.