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Abererch, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Abererch, a village and a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the river Erch, 2 miles from Pwllheli, with a station on the Cambrian railway. It has a post office under Pwllheli, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 5731, of which 342 are foreshore and water; population, 1701. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £150 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church, a picturesque, ivy-covered building, is partly Early English. There are chapels for Congregationalists, Calvin-istic Methodists, and Baptists. It is a purely agricultural parish.

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

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 Abererch from 1837 to 1934 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Abererch are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

Postal districtLL53
Post TownPwllheli