Llanbadrig, a parish in Anglesey, on the coast at Cemaes Bay, 4 miles W by N of Amlwch. It contains the villages of Cemaes and Careglefan, the former of which has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Amlwch. Cemaes is an old-fashioned port and fishing village, and is rapidly becoming a favourite watering-place, the coast being exceedingly beautiful and the air very bracing. It has a lifeboat station, and small vessels ply between it and Liverpool. Acreage of parish, 4627; population, 1059. Ynys Badrig (Patrick's Isle) lies off the coast. The rocks include marble, limestone, and serpentine. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £149 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The old church stands on a cliff overlooking the sea, is an ancient structure in good condition, is said to have been founded by St Patrick on his way to Ireland, and is still used for divine service. The new church stands in the village of Cemaes, and was built in 1865. There are Baptist, Congregational, and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Anglesey||1837 - 1937|
|Registration district||Anglesey East||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 Llanbadrig from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanbadrig from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanbadrig 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 Llanbadrig 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: