Pistill, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the W coast of the Lleyn Peninsula, under Yr Eifl, 1¼ mile NNE of Nevin, and 5½ miles NW of Pwllheli. It contains the village of Llith-faen, which has a post office under Pwllheli; money order and telegraph office, Nevin. Acreage, 3860 of land and 74 of foreshore; population, 716. There is a parish council con- sisting of eleven members. Granite is quarried for shipment to London. The living is a curacy, annexed to the rectory of Edeyrn, in the diocese of Bangor. The church is ancient, and there are Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, and Congregational chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Pwllheli||1837 - 1937|
|Registration district||Pwllheli & Portmadoc||1937 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Pistill are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: