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Bryncroes, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Bryncroes, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the river Soch, under Mynydd-Rhiw, 12 miles WSW of Pwllheli railway station. Post town, Pwllheli, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 3717; population, 796. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £101. There are Calvinistic Methodist and Baptist chapels.

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.

County Court districtPwllheli 
Ecclesiastical parishBryncoes St. Mary 
Petty-Sessional DivisionPwllheli 
Poor Law unionPwllheli 
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 Bryncroes from 1837 to 1934 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bryncroes from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionNorth Wales
Postal districtLL53
Post TownPwllheli