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Denio, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Denio, a parish in South Carnarvonshire, on the coast, containing the town of PwIlheli. Post town, Pwllheli. Acreage, 932, of which 167 are water and foreshore; population, 2760. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Baugor; net value, £271 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church was built in 1832, and rebuilt and enlarged in 1886.

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 Denio from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Denio 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.


Online maps of Denio 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