Further Reading


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Books of local interest
Title of Book Author/Editor Publisher Date
Story of Carmarthenshire, The, Vols. I&II A.G. Prys-Jones Christopher Davies, Llandybïe 1959, 1972
Golud a Mawl Dyffryn Tywi Beynon, Tom Argraffdy’r Methodistiaid Calfinaidd, Aberystwyth 1936
Ystradffin, a descriptive poem, with an appendix, containing historical and explanatory notes. Bowen, Melesina. Wm Rees, Tonn Press, Llandovery 1839
Crwydro Sir Gâr Davies, Aneirin Talfan Llyfrau’r Dryw, Llandybïe 1955
Llandeilo, Llandovery and the Upper Tywi Valley in Old Photographs Dyfed Cultural Services Department Alan Suttton Publishing Ltd 1991
Peacocks of Paradise Elizabeth Inglis-Jones Faber
Tours in Wales (1804-13) Fenton, Richard Cambrian Archaeological Association 1917
Queen’s Wales, The: South Wales Fletcher, H.L.V. Hodder & Stoughton 1956
Wild Wales George Borrow Collins
Drovers Roads of Wales Fay Goodwin & Shirley Toulson Wildwood House
Vale of Towy, The Hill, Lawrence C Jakemans Ltd., Hereford 1947
History of the Welsh in Minnesota, Foreston and Lime Springs Hughes, Thomas E; Edwards, David; Roberts, Hugh G; Hughes, Thomas (eds) Free Press Printing, Mankato, Minessota 1895
Ehediadau Barddonol James, John (Ioan ab Iago) J. Jones, Llandovery 1828
Welsh Quilts Jenifer Jones
Cerddi Gwilym Myrddin Jones, William Gwasg Gomer, Llandysul 1948
Llandovery Album Kingerley, Darrell Llandovery Publications 1985
A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, Vol. I Lewis, Samuel London 1838
The Castles of Wales – Vol 1 & 2 Lindsay Evans Constable
A History of Carmarthenshire, Vols. I&II Lloyd, John E (ed.) London Carmarthesnhire Society 1935-39
Hanes Dafydd Morgan, Ysbyty, a Diwygiad 59 Morgan, J.J. J.J. Morgan, Mold 1906
Hanes Methodistiaeth Sir Gaerfyrddin Morris, James E.W. Evans, Swyddfa’r Goleuad, Dolgellau 1911
A Shell Guide: South-West Wales Rees, Vyvyan Faber & Faber 1963
Dinefwr Castle Rob Gittens Gomer Press
Llandovery and its Environs Various Friends of Llandovery Civic Trust Association 1994
An Introduction to Welsh Ponies & Cobs Wynne Davies Whittet Books
Annals & Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales, Vol. I: “William Davys Harries Campbell-Davys, Esq. of Neuaddfawr, Carmarthenshire”. 1872
Royal Commission on Land in Wales (1814)

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Articles of Interest
Title of Article Author Publication Date
Morgan Rhys a Chylch Cil-y-cwm hyd at Ystrad Ffin Beynon, Tom Transactions of the Calvinistic Methodist Historical Society XX 1935
Addysgiaeth yng Nghil-y-cwm, Sir Gaerfyrddin Brodor Yr Haul, IX 1865
Lloyd and Loyd 1690-1990 Loyd, Alwyne E Dyfed Family History Journal 3/8 1990
Parch T.D. Evans, Cil-y-cwm Morgan, Henry Yr Haul, VI 1904
Cil-y-cwm: Recollections of the Parish Morgan, Henry National Library of Wales Facsimile 677 n.d
Cloch Cil-y-cwm Morgan, Henry Yr Haul, IV 1902
Cil-y-cwm Morgan, Henry Yr Haul, III 1901
Pa bryd y codwyd Soar, Cil-y-cwm? Roberts, Gomer M Transactions of the Calvinistic Methodist Historical Society XXVII 1942
Carmarthenshire Monumental Inscriptions Rowlands, J Cardiff Central Library MSS 2.775; 2.125 n.d.
Deeds of Soar CM Chapel, Cil-y-cwm, May 2nd 1746 Transactions of the Calvinistic Methodist Historical Society XXVII 1942
Marriage of Mr W. Davys Harries to Miss Campbell The Welshman, 6 August 1847 1847
Marriage of Miss Campbell Davys The Welshman, 28 July 1876 1876
Plas Cil-y-cwm Blodau’r Ffair, Mehefin 1953 1953
Coming of Age of R. Campbell-Davies Carmarthen Journal, 2 July 1870 1870
Gwehelyth William Davys Harries Campbell Davys, Ysw Yr Haul, IX 1865
Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions in Wales and Monmouthsire. An inventory of the ancient monuments in Wales and Monmouhshire, V HMSO 1917
Cil-y-cwm Church Transactions of the Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society, Vol. IX 1913-14
Hanesion Cartrefol: Agoriad Addoldy Cil-y-cwm Y Diwygiwr, XVIII 1853

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