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Llangian, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llangian, a parish in Carnarvonshire, at the S extremity of the Lleyn Peninsula, between St Tudwali's Road and Hell's Month Bay, 6 miles SW of Pwllheli. Post town, Pwllheli. Acreage, 4641 of land and 122 of water, of which 110 arc foreshore; population, 1054. Nanhoron is a chief residence. Mynytho, an elevated district in the parish, has many objects of interest. The inhabitants are largely employed in fishing. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Llanbedrog, in the diocese of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Cian, and is good. There are Calvinistic Methodist, Wesleyan, and Baptist 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 - 1934

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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