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Bradshaw’s Guide

A descriptive guide to Carmarthenshire

Which is mountainous and woody. The air is mild and salubrious, and the whole county is remarkably healthy and fertile. Coal and limestone are found in great abundance.

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  • Carmarthenshire : Carmarthen

    Carmarthen is the capital of Carmarthenshire on the South Wales Railway, and the river Towey, with a population of 9,993. It is one of the most healthy towns, and commands a view of one of the finest vales in the principality.

  • Carmarthenshire : Kidwelly

    This is a small decayed borough, having a population of about 1,652, engaged principally as tin-workers.