Llanfechell, a village and a parish in Anglesey. The village stands near the coast, 5 miles WSW of Amlwch, and 5½ NW by N of Llanercliymedd; was once a market-town. and now has a post and money order office under Rhosgoch (K.S.O.); telegraph office, Cemmaes. Fairs are held on 13 May, 15 Aug., 5 and 25 Nov. The parish contains also the village of Tregele, and comprises 3581 acres; population of the civil parish, 935; of the ecclesiastical, 938. Verd antique i& quarried and soapstone is found. Some of the inhabitants are-employed also in the Parys copper mines. There are a broken cromlech and several meini-hirion. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, £318. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Mechell,. and is Later English. 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 Llanfechell from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanfechell from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanfechell 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 Llanfechell 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: