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Pentir, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Pentir, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Bangor parish, Carnarvonshire, 3 miles SSW of Bangor. There is a post office under Bangor; money order and telegraph office, Ebenezer. The ecclesiastical parish includes the village of Glasinfryn, and was constituted in 1888. Population, 726. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, £145. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Kedor. There are Calvinistic Methodist, Congregational, and Wesleyan chapels.

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 districtBangor1894 - 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 Pentir 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 districtLL57
Post TownBangor