Penparcau History

Penparcau history, archaeology and antiquities. Is a small village in Ceredigion, formerly Cardiganshire, West Wales. Situated between Aberystwyth and Rhydyfelin.

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1. Local History
2. Location Map
3. External Links

Penparcau History
County: Ceredigion
Community: Penparcau
Traditional County: Cardiganshire
Map Reference SN58SE
Grid Reference 
Medieval Parish
Cantref: Penweddig
Commote: Perfedd
Ecclesiastical Parish: 
Aberystwyth, Acres: 947.669
Parish Hundred: Genau’r Glyn
Electoral Ward:
Listed Buildings: Penparcau
Scheduled Monuments: Penparcau

Since 1909 the Ceredigion Historical Society has published articles written about the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion, many of these articles printed within the Ceredigion Journal, are about the history of Penparcau.

The society has also produced three county volumes, under the name of the Cardiganshire County History series, these knowledgeable, learned, comprehensive and scholary publications record the history of prehistoric, early and modern Cardiganshire.

1. Local History

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2. Location Map

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Some ideas to share your Stories below!

Have a memory and your not sure what to write? We have made it easy with some prompts and ideas, just think about this place and the importance its had in your life and ask yourself:

  • What are my personal memories of living here?
  • How has it developed and shops changed over the years?
  • Do you have a story about the beach, community, its people and history?
  • Tell us how it feels, seeing photographs and images of this place again?
  • Tell us your favourite memories about this place?

The aim of the Ceredigion Historical Society is to preserve, record and promote the study of the archaeology, antiquities and history of Ceredigion. That objective has remained the same since the foundation of the Society in 1909, though its name was changed from Ceredigion Antiquarian Society to the Ceredigion Historical Society in 2002.

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  • Coflein, discover the archaeology, historic buildings, monuments and history of Penparcau, Ceredigion
  • Historic Place Names, learn about the field names and house names in the community of Penparcau
  • A Pint of History, read about the history of Ceredigion pub’s, inn’s and local taverns of Penparcau
  • People’s Collection Wales, share your stories, memories and photographs of Penparcau
Index | Towns in Ceredigion | Villages in Ceredigion | Historic Sites in Ceredigion | Ceredigion Listed Buildings | Ceredigion Scheduled Monuments | Ceredigion Parks and Gardens | Ceredigion Conservation Areas | Research Organisations
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