Extract from Historic Cardiganshire Homes:
Gilfachafael, Llanrhystud

The Golden Grove Manuscripts state that the house was owned by Jenkin David who married Anne Lloyd of Cilfache, Llanddeiniol. Anne was the daughter of Thomas Lloyd by Mary, daughter of David Lloyd of Crynfryn. Jenkin and Anne had a son who married Gaenor Pugh, widowed daughter of Jenkin Jones of Coedmor, Pencarreg. George Parry, of Gilfachafael, was a JP in 1772.

Information provided by: John Hughes.
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1861 census
Jenkin JONES (46) farmer son,
Elizabeth (67) head,
David (41) son,
Daniel (30) son,
Elizabeth (28) daughter,
Joel (25) son,
Richard (22) son,
Richard (10) grandson,
Magdalen (1) grand daughter.

1861 parish register
Magdalen JONES (21m), of Gilfachafael, buried.

1881 census
Jenkin JONES (66) farmer son,
Elizabeth (87) head,
Daniel (50) son,
C.E.LEWIS (15) grand daughter,
J.M.JONES (10) grand son,
Elizabeth DAVIES (37) Female Servant,
Jane EVANS (21) Female Servant,
Jane WILLIAMS (17) Female Servant,
Richard EVANS (17) Male Servant,
David EVANS (17) Male Servant.

1891 census
Jenkin JONES (77) farmer,
Catherine DAVIES (63) widowed sister,
Daniel (60) brother,
David WILLIAMS (26) Male Servant,
Thos. JONES (18) Male Servant,
D Morris WATKINS (16) Male Servant,
Elizabeth JONES (29) Female Servant,
Margaret MORGANS (19) Female Servant,
Mary Anne VAUGHAN (16) Female Servant.