Penrhos Lligwy, Anglesey
Penrhos Lligwy, a parish in Anglesey, on the coast, 4½ miles ENE of Llanerchymedd. Post town, Llanerchymedd (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2825, with 227 of foreshore; population, 376. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor of Lligwy was once a separate parish, belonged formerly to the Lloyds, was purchased by the Irbys, and belongs now to Lord Boston. The scenery is very fine, and there are numerous cyttiau and other antiquities. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £95 witli residence. Patron, Lord Boston. The church was restored in 1866. The churchyard contains the remains of some of the numerous persons who were drowned at the shipwreck of The Royal Charter in Oct., 1859. The walls of the old church of Lligwy still exist, and stand over a large crypt.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Anglesey||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.
FindMyPast have a parish records collection which includes transcripts and images of most Welsh parish registers.
This includes Penrhoslligwy: Baptisms from 1813 to 1854, Marriages from 1813 to 1922, and Burials from 1813 to 1980. Free to search.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Penrhos Lligwy from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Anglesey Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Penrhos Lligwy from 1937 to 1968 you should search for the Anglesey East Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Penrhos Lligwy 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 Penrhos Lligwy 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
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