A guide to genealogy in Trefilan, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.
TRÊVILAN (TRÊV-ILAR), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of ILAR, county of CARDIGAN, SOUTH WALES, 7 miles (N. by W.) from Lampeter. This parish is pleasantly situated in the Vale of Aëron and on the high road from Lampeter to Aberystwith. The surrounding country is boldly varied, and the scenery is in some parts picturesque. In the southern part of the parish is the small village of`Talsarn, deriving its name from a branch of a Roman road or causeway which terminated here, and which is situated on the bank of the river Aëron. There is a place of worship for Calvinistic Methodists.
For more information see Trefilan 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.
Maps and Gazetteers
- Trefilan at Vision of Britain
- Lewis, Samuel A., Topographical Dictionary of Wales,(1849), pp. 405-414. Adapted Date accessed: 22 January 2014.