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Llandrillo, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Llandrillo, a village and a parish in Merionethshire. The village stands near the river Dee, 5 miles SSW of Corwen. It has a station on the G.W.R., and a post and money order office under Corwen; telegraph office, at the railway station; also fairs on 25 Feb., 3 May, the second Thursday in July, 28 Aug., and 14 Nov. The parish comprises 15,883 acres; population, 725. The surface includes much grand scenery of glen and mountain, and the village is a good starting-point for the fine waterfall called Pistyll Rhaiadr and the Berwyn Mountains. Slate is quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £260. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is dedicated to St Trillo, and is ancient. 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 districtCorwen1837 - 1935
Registration districtMerioneth East1935 - 1974

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 Llandrillo from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Corwen Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llandrillo from 1935 to 1974 you should search for the Merioneth East Registration District.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Merionethshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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