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Llaniestyn, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llaniestyn, a parish in Anglesey, near Red Wharf Bay, 3 miles NW of Beaumaris, and 7 NE by N of Llanfair station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Beaumaris (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1751; population, 208. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Llangoed, in the diocese of Bangor. The church, dedicated to St Jestyn, was rebuilt on the site of one which belonged to Llanfaes Priory, is Early Perpendicular, and contains a curious font of the 12th century and an inscribed slab, with inscription almost defaced, of the 14th century, supposed to commemorate St Jestyn.

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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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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