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Penmynydd, Anglesey

Historical Description

Penmynydd, a village and a parish in Anglesey. The village stands near the head of the valley of the Braint, 2½ miles NW of LIanfair station on the L. & N.W.R., and 4 E of Llangefni, and has a post office under Llangefni (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, LIanfair. The parish comprises 3237 acres; population, 399. Plas Penmynydd is a house of the date of 1370, and was the birthplace of Owen Tudor, the grandfather of Henry VII. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, £228 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is of the 15th century, has been restored, and contains an elaborate alabaster tomb of a Tudor. There are Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, and Congregational chapels.

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.

Civil Registration

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

For births, marriages, and deaths in Penmynydd from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Bangor Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Penmynydd from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Penmynydd 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 Penmynydd 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 districtLL61
Post TownLlanfairpwllgwyngyll