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Llanegryn, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Llanegryn, a village and a parish in Merionethshire. The village stands on the river Dyssynni, 2½ miles from the coast, 4½ N by E of Towyn, and 12 SW of Dolgelly, and has a post office under Towyn (R.S.O.); money order office, Bryncrug; telegraph office, Towyn. The parish includes the townships of Peniarth and Rbydyrhiw, and comprises 6559 acres; population, 658. Peniarth is the chief residence. The surface is hilly, and several parts of it command fine views of Cader Idris. Slate is found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; gross value, £90. The church is dedicated to St Egryn, has been well restored, and contains a very fine rood-screen, an interesting Norman font, and monuments to the Owens.

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 districtDolgelly1837 - 1935
Registration districtMerioneth South1935 - 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 Llanegryn from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Dolgelly Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanegryn from 1935 to 1974 you should search for the Merioneth South 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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