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Ynyscynhaiarn, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Ynyscynhaiarn, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the coast. It contains Portmadoc, which has a station on the Cambrian railway, and a head post office, and Tremadoc, which has a post and money order office under Portmadoc. Acreage; 5531 of land, 197 of tidal water, and 693 of foreshore; population, 5224. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Portmadoc. The church is modern.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtFfestiniog1837 - 1935
Registration districtPwllheli1935 - 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 Ynyscynhaiarn from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Ffestiniog Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Ynyscynhaiarn from 1935 to 1937 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Ynyscynhaiarn from 1937 to 1974 you should search for the Pwllheli & Portmadoc Registration District.


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: