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Llanbedrog, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llanbedrog or Llanbadrig, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the E coast of the Lleyn Peninsula, near St Tudwall's Bay, 4 miles SW of Pwllheli. It has a post and money order office under Pwllheli; telegraph office, Abersoch. Acreage, 2307, with 100 of foreshore; population of the civil parish, 500; of the ecclesiastical, 1841. Wern Vawr, The Cottage, and Glyn Weddw are the chief residences. Much of the land is-rocky and waste. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacies of Llanfihangel Bachellaeth and Llangian, in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, J£511 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Pedroc. There are Congregational and Wesleyan 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 districtPwllheli1837 - 1937
Registration districtPwllheli & Portmadoc1937 - 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 Llanbedrog from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanbedrog from 1937 to 1974 you should search for the Pwllheli & Portmadoc Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Llanbedrog from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtLL53
Post TownPwllheli