Carmarthenshire in South Wales, is bounded, North by St. George’s Channel, East by Brecknock and Glamorgan, South by Cardiganshire, and West by Pembrokeshire. It is 40 miles long, and 20 broad. The chief Rivers are the Towy, the Cothy, and the Tave. It is divided into eight Hundreds — Carnwallon, Carthinog, Cayo, Derllis, Elvett, Iskewnen, Kirkwelly, and Perfedd; it has four Market-Towns. It is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Diocese of St. David’s, and in the Southern Circuit. Population, 106,326
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.