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Llansadwrn, Anglesey

Historical Description

Llansadwrn, a parish and a village in Anglesey, 2½ miles W of Beaumaris, and 3½ NNE of Llanfair station on the L. & N.W.R., with a post, money order, and telegraph office under Menai Bridge (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2972; population, 390. There are some Druidical and other antiquities. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor; net value. £181 witli residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Sadwrn. 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 districtBangor1837 - 1937
Registration districtAnglesey East1937 - 1968
Registration districtAnglesey1968 - 1974

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

Church Records

FindMyPast have a parish records collection which includes transcripts and images of most Welsh parish registers.
This includes Llansadwrn: Baptisms from 1745 to 1912, Marriages from 1755 to 1927, and Burials from 1884 to 1980. Free to search.

Civil Registration

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

For births, marriages, and deaths in Llansadwrn from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Bangor Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llansadwrn from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llansadwrn 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 Llansadwrn 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 districtLL59
Post TownMenai Bridge