It was here at that time that Dylan Thomas was a frequent guest, writing in the solitude of the 'Apple House' at the end of the garden (see Dylan Thomas' Life Story) Our own farm house at Motygido also has historical significance.
This lead lined font - long since replaced by another, is supported by four carved lions at the base.
Early maps, like those above show Llanarth with various spellings - Seller spells it as 'Llanarche' in 1701 and it is frequently seen as 'Llannarth'.
The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Llanina annexed, rated in the king's books at 4. His Davies family also lived in Rhydyfuddai from about 1880 until recently, Titlehough there is no known connection to this branch of the Davies family.
On the first page of his website he writes: 'Rhydyfuddai is the name of a small group of houses near Llanarth, Ceredigion (formerly Cardiganshire), Wales. century members of the Davies family of Rhydyfuddai emigrated to Ohio and Minnesota.
It is not recorded how the boat was transported to the sea for launching! Many gravestones in Llanarth, Llanllwchaiarn, Gilfachreda and Pencae record the fate of Sea captains and sailors who perished at sea in the nineteenth century. Enoch of Alma Crescent, Llanarth, who drowned in December 1867.