Maenan, a township in Eglwysfach parish, Carnarvonshire, on the river Conway, 3¼ miles N of Llanrwst. It has a post office under Llanrwst (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Llanrwst. Acreage, 2916; population, 424. A Cistercian monastery, a cell to Conway Abbey, was founded in 1283 by Edward I., and was given at the dissolution to the Wynnes. The roof of its church was removed to Llanrwst, and only a small fragment now remains.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Llanrwst||1837 - 1935|
|Registration district||Conway||1935 - 1937|
|Registration district||Conway Valley||1937 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Maenan are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: