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Llanwenllwyfo, Anglesey

Historical Description

Llanwenllwyfo, a parish in Anglesey, on the coast at the mouth of the river Dulas, 4 miles SE of Amlwch and 6½ NE of Llanerchymedd. Post town, Amlwch (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1559, with 169 of adjacent foreshore; population, 313. Llys Dulas is the chief residence, and stands amid grounds which slope to the water's edge and command splendid sea-views. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £108 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Gwenllwyfo, and was consecrated in 1856. It contains an elaborate brass of the 17th century. The old church, now disused, is still standing. The old churchyard is situated to the N of Llys Dulas, adjoining the grounds.

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 - 1933

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Church Records

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This includes Llanwenllwyfo: Baptisms from 1813 to 1902, Marriages from 1762 to 1920, and Burials from 1813 to 1980. Free to search.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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