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Llanerchymedd, Anglesey

Historical Description

Llanerchymedd, a small market-town and a parish in Anglesey. The town stands near the source of the river Dulas, 6 miles S of Arnlwch, 14 WNW of Beaumaris, and 15 ENE of Holyhead; consistsjchiefly of two streets crossing each other at right angles, is a seat of petty sessions, and has a station on the L. & N.W.K. and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) A weekly market is held on Wednesday; fairs are held monthly for horses and cattle except in December. The manufacture of snuff, in imitation. of Lundyfoot, was formerly carried on; tanning, currying, ropemaking, and bootmaking are carried on to some extent. The parish contains 468 acres; population, 276. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1853, and includes portions of the parishes of Amlwch, Gwredog, Llechcynfarwydd, and Rhodogeidio. Population, 1232. Llwydiarth is the seat of the Lloyd family, and has beautifully wooded grounds in which is a famous rocking-stone, locally called Arthur's Quoit. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelries of Gwredog and Rhodogeidio, in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £177 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is ancient and has been restored, and has a tower with a deep embattled parapet. There are Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, and Congregational chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtAnglesey1837 - 1937
Registration districtAnglesey East1937 - 1968
Registration districtAnglesey1968 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanerchymedd from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanerchymedd from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanerchymedd 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 Llanerchymedd are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyIsle of Anglesey
RegionNorth Wales
Postal districtLL71
Post TownLlanerchymedd