County of Dyfed, Wales Genealogy
Guide to County of Dyfed, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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1974 - 1996 County of Dyfed[edit | edit source]
The county of Dyfed, in the south-west of Wales, was formed during the controversial re-organisation of local government in Wales in 1974.
The county was divided into six administrative districts:
The county town was Carmarthen.
The county was named after the ancient region of Dyfed which once covered parts of the south-west of Wales.
Further re-organisation of local government in Wales abolished the county of Dyfed on 1 April 1996.
Today, Dyfed continues as a ceremonial county only.