Bodedern, a village and a parish in the county of Anglesey. The village stands 3 miles ENE of Valley station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6½ E by S of Holyhead; and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Valley (R.S.O.) It takes its name from Edern or Edeyrn, a bard of the 7th century, who resided at it. The parish comprises 4283 acres; population, 993. Presaddfed is an old mansion, once the residence of Sir John Bulkeley. A well-preserved cromlech is near this mansion. There is a woollen manufactory. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, £320 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is ancient, but has been rebuilt. There are Congregational, Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, and Wesleyan chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Anglesey||1837 - 1885|
|Registration district||Holyhead||1885 - 1937|
|Registration district||Anglesey West||1937 - 1968|
|Registration district||Anglesey||1968 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bodedern from 1837 to 1885 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bodedern from 1885 to 1937 you should search for the Holyhead Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bodedern from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey West Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bodedern from 1968 to 1974 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Anglesey is online.
Online maps of Bodedern are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: