Llangwyfan, a parish in Anglesey, on the coast, 1 mile W of Aberffraw, and 3½ WSW of Ty Croes station on the Chester and Holyhead section of the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Aberffraw, under Ty Croes (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Ty Croes. Acreage, 1669; population, 168. Limestone and marble are quarried. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Trefdraeth, in the diocese of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Cwyfan, and is Early Perpendicular; stands on a small island which is undergoing erosion by the sea; and, in consequence of the swamping of a narrow causeway which connected it with the mainland, has been abandoned.
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||Llangwyfan St. Cwyfan|
|Petty-Sessional Division||Valley district Anglesey second|
|Poor Law union||Holyhead|
|Registration district||Anglesey||1837 - 1885|
|Registration district||Holyhead||1885 - 1933|
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 Llangwyfan from 1837 to 1885 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangwyfan from 1885 to 1933 you should search for the Holyhead Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Llangwyfan from the following:
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Anglesey is online.
Online maps of Llangwyfan 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: