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Edeyrn, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Edeyrn or Edern, a parish in Carnarvonshire, on the coast, 2 miles W by S of Nevin, and 8 WNW of Pwllheli. It includes Porth Dinlleyu, and has a post office under Pwllheli; money order and telegraph office, Nevin. Acreage, 1187; population of the civil parish, 511; of the ecclesiastical, 1361. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacies of Carngiwch and Pistil], in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, £363. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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 - 1939

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 Edeyrn from 1837 to 1937 you should search for the Pwllheli Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Edeyrn from 1937 to 1939 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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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