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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Bangor||1837 - 1937|
|Registration district||Anglesey East||1937 - 1968|
|Registration district||Anglesey||1968 - 1974|
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 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:
- 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: