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Maenan, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

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.

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 districtLlanrwst1837 - 1935
Registration districtConway1935 - 1937
Registration districtConway Valley1937 - 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:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

Postal districtLL26
Post TownLlanrwst