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Bodferin or Bodvern, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Bodferin or Bodvern, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the coast, 4½ miles N by W of Aberdaron, and 14 W by N of Pwllheli. Post office, Llangwnadle, to which parish it is Joined for ecclesiastical purposes. Acreage, 531; population, 45. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor; tithe apportionment, £45. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church has disappeared, but there are ruins of an ancient chapel.

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.

County Court districtPwllheli 
DioceseBangor 
HundredCommitmaen 
Petty-Sessional DivisionPwllheli 
Poor Law unionPwllheli 
Registration districtPwllheli1837 - 1934
Registration districtPwllheli1837 - 1934
Registration sub-districtAberdaron 

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 Bodferin or Bodvern from 1837 to 1934 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Bodferin or Bodvern from 1837 to 1934 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bodferin or Bodvern from the following:


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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