Llanfarian

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Llanfarian
Llanfarian is located in Ceredigion
Llanfarian
Llanfarian
 Llanfarian shown within Ceredigion
Principal area Ceredigion
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
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Coordinates: 52°22′36″N 4°04′42″W / 52.37667°N 4.07833°W / 52.37667; -4.07833

Llanfarian is a village located in the district county of Ceredigion, Mid-Wales, south of the administrative centre Aberystwyth.

The 2001 census showed Llanfarian as having a population of 1442.

Llanfarian lies above the banks of the river Ystwyth in the Ystwyth Valley.

Ystwyth Trail[edit]

Llanfarian is located at the western edge of the Ystwyth Trail.[1]

Schools[edit]

Historical Notes[edit]

The now disused and dismantled Carmarthen to Aberystwyth Line stopped here at Llanrhystud Road station.[3]

The following pictures are available on the council's website.[4]

Government[edit]

Llanfarian had a respresnetative on Cardiganshire County Council from the formation of the authority in 1889. The first member was Morris Davies, a local farmer, who defeated Matthew Vaughan Davies of Tanybwlch by fifteen votes. Both stood as Conservative candidates. By the next election in 1892, Vaughan Davies had converted to the Liberal Party and captures the seat which he held for many years. In 1895, he was elected Member of Parliament for Cardiganshire.

The current county councillor is Alun Lloyd Jones of Plaid Cymru.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ystwythtrail.org.uk/routes.asp
  2. ^ http://www.tpyf-wales.com/movies.php
  3. ^ http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/72391
  4. ^ http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=7285
  5. ^ http://www.gigrin.co.uk/w/whos_who/peter_walters_davies.html

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