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Llanfwrog, Anglesey

Historical Description

Llanfwrog, a parish in Anglesey, on Holyhead Bay, 3½ miles ENE of Holyhead. Post town, Valley (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1688 of land and 233 of foreshore; population, 199. The parish is purely agricultural and contains some fine farms. The views from the higher grounds over the adjacent country and the Irish Sea are very fine and extensive. It lies exactly opposite the Holyhead harbour. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Llanfaethly, in the diocese of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Mwrog, and was rebuilt in 1864. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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 - 1885
Registration districtHolyhead1885 - 1933

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 Llanfwrog from 1837 to 1885 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanfwrog from 1885 to 1933 you should search for the Holyhead Registration District.

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Anglesey is online.


Online maps of Llanfwrog are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online:

CountyIsle of Anglesey
RegionNorth Wales
Postal districtLL65
Post TownHolyhead