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Llanbeblig, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llanbeblig, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the river Seiont, the Menai Strait, and containing the borough of Carnarvon. Acreage, 6275; population of the civil parish, 11,521; of the ecclesiastical, 10,279. The chief features are noticed in the article CARNARVON. The living is a vicarage, united with that of Carnarvon, in the diocese of Bangor; joint net value, £326 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chester. The church, dedicated to St Peblig or Publicus, a son of Maximus and Helena, is ancient and cruciform, was restored in 1894, and is a quaint structure with Irish-stepped battlements, containing a beautiful figured alabaster monument to Sir W. Griffith, brought hither from Llanvaes. The tithes were given by Eichard II. to the nunnery of St Mary at Chester.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtCarnarvon1837 - 1937
Registration districtCaernarvon1937 - 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 Llanbeblig from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Carnarvon Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanbeblig from 1937 to 1974 you should search for the Caernarvon Registration District.


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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