Betws Bledrws, Ceredigion
A guide to genealogy in Betws Bledrws, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.
BETTWS-BLEDRWS, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of MOYTHEN , county of CARDIGAN, SOUTH WALES 3¼, miles (N.E.) from Lampeter, on the road to Trêgaron. At a short distance from the road is Dery Ormond, the seat of John Jones, Esq., an elegant modern mansion, erected in 1827, and beautifully situated under the shelter of a lofty hill covered with luxuriant plantations. The church, dedicated to St. Bleddrws, is a very neat well-built edifice, altered and repaired in 1831, with a tower surmounted by a well-proportioned spire eased with slate. There are places of worship for Baptists and Calvinistic Methodists.
For further information, see Betws Bledrws at Genuki.
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464304.
Maps and Gazetteers
- Betws Bledrws at Vision of Britain
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), pp. 81-88. Adapted. Date accessed: 17 January 2014.