Llangadwaladr or Eglwysael, a village and a parish in Anglesey, three-quarters of a mile SW of Bodorgan station on the Chester and Holyhead section of the L. & N.W.R., and 2 miles ENE of Aberffraw. The parish includes the villages of Hermon and Bodorgan, the latter having a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) Acreage, 3141 of land and 1278 of water, including 1169 of foreshore; population of the civil parish, 396; of the ecclesiastical, 372. Bodowen was formerly a seat of the Owens. Bodorgan, the seat of the Meyrick family, was at one time famous for remarkably fine gardens. Llyn Coron, a considerable lake affording good fishing, is in this parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £153 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is dedicated to St Cadwaladr; occupies the site of one built about 650; is itself Early Perpendicular; comprises nave and chancel, with N and S chapels; has a very beautiful three-light stained-glass window; has also, in the N chapel, a good memorial window to the Meyricks; and includes, on the N wall in the nave, opposite the S doorway, an inscribed stone of the 7th century to St Cadwaladr's grandfather, who is styled " Catamanus Rex sapientissimus opinatissiinus omnium regum." There is a Congregational chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|County Court district||Llangefni|
|Ecclesiastical parish||Llangadwaladr St. Cadwaladr|
|Petty-Sessional Division||Anglesey first|
|Poor Law union||Bangor|
|Registration district||Anglesey||1837 - 1852|
|Registration district||Bangor||1852 - 1937|
|Registration district||Anglesey East||1937 - 1968|
|Registration district||Anglesey||1968 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangadwaladr from 1837 to 1852 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangadwaladr from 1852 to 1937 you should search for the Bangor Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangadwaladr from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangadwaladr from 1968 to 1974 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
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Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Anglesey is online.
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