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Llanbedr y Cennin, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llanbedr-y-Cennin, a township and a parish in Carnarvonshire. The township lies on the river Conway, at Tal-y-Cafn station on the Bettws-y-Coed and Festiniog branch of the L. & N.W.R., 4 miles S of Conway, and includes the hamlets of Tal-y-Cafn and Aidda. Acreage, 1326; population, 292. The parish contains also the township of Dolgarrog. Post town, Conway. Acreage, 4929; population of the civil parish, 402; of the ecclesiastical, 449. An ancient British camp is at Pen-y-Gaer. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor; tithe commuted at £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is good.

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 districtConway1837 - 1937
Registration districtConway Valley1937 - 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 Llanbedr y Cennin from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Conway Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanbedr y Cennin from 1937 to 1974 you should search for the Conway Valley 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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