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Llamestyn, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Llamestyn, a village and a parish in Carnarvonshire. The village stands in the Lleyn Peninsula, under Cam Fadrin, 7¼ miles W by S of Pwllheli, and 6 SSW of Nevin; is a considerable place, and has a post office under Pwllheli; money order and telegraph office, Sara. The parish comprises 4542 acres; population, 909. The manor belonged to Owen Gwynedd. Cam Fadrin has an altitude of 1212 feet, and is crowned by an ancient camp. Lead ore is found. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Llandegwning, in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £316 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church has traces of Norman, and is good. There are Congregational and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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Land and Property

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