Ceredigion Historical Society
Cardiganshire (Ceredigion) Map by Ceredigion Historical Society

Ceredigion

Ceredigion (historical name Cardiganshire) is a county in Wales, Ceredigion extending from the western coast on Cardigan Bay and the Irish Sea to inland hills and valleys and the upland of Plynlimon, to the north by Merionethshire, to the east by Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Breconshire, and to the south by Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.

Contents:
• Ceredigion Location Map
• Historic Ceredigion

Ceredigion Location Map

Ceredigion, is a maritime county, bounded on the north by the estuary of the river Dyfi, and the county of Merioneth; on the north-east by Montgomeryshire; on the east by the north-western extremity of Radnorshire, and the northern parts of Brecknockshire; on the south by the county of Carmarthenshire; on the south-west by that of Pembrokeshire; and on the west and north-west, in its whole length, by Cardigan bay.

Ceredigion (Cardiganshire), Map of Wales by Ceredigion Historical Society
Ceredigion (Cardiganshire), Map of Wales by Ceredigion Historical Society

Historic Ceredigion

Ceredigion has a number of seaside resorts and market towns. The county has a rich history, from historic hillforts, castles, churches and chapels, scheduled monuments and listed buildings

See medieval boundaries:
Cardiganshire | Cantrefs  | Commotes | Gwestfâu | Sharelands

See 1800 Census Act and later hundreds, parishes and townships:
County of Cardigan | Hundred | Parish | Township