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Bottwnog, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Bottwnog, a parish in the Lleyn Peninsula, Carnarvonshire, 7 miles SSW of Nevin, and 9 WSW of Pwllheli, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Sarn. Acreage, 487; population, 162. The living is a rectory annexed to that of Meyllteyrne. The church, dedicated to St Beuno, was built in 1885, and contains a fine stained glass window. There are Baptist and Calvinistic Methodist chapels, and an intermediate school.

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bottwnog 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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