Llanddyfnan, a parish, with a village, in Anglesey, near the river Cefni, and extending to Red Wharf Bay, 2 miles W of Pentraeth, 6½ W by N of Beaumaris, and 4 NE of Llangefni station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Llan-gefni, under Bangor. Acreage, 3586; population, 624. Llanddyfnan Place is a chief residence. Limestone abounds. Traces exist of a Roman road, and a large maenhir is near the church. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Llanfair-Mathafam-Eithaf, in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £146 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Baugor. The church is dedicated to St Dyfnan, and was rebuilt in 1847. There are Calvinistic Methodist and Congregational chapels, also a mission church in Talwrn village.
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.
FindMyPast have a parish records collection which includes transcripts and images of most Welsh parish registers.
This includes Llanddyfnan: Baptisms from 1805 to 1812, Marriages from 1813 to 1927, and Burials from 1805 to 1966. Free to search.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanddyfnan from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanddyfnan from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanddyfnan 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 Llanddyfnan 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
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