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Llanenddwyn, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Llanenddwyn, a parish in Merionethshire, on the coast, 5 miles N by W of Barmouth. It contains the village of Dyffryn, which has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.), and a station on the Cambrian railway. Acreage, 8348, with 210 of foreshore; population of the civil parish, 921; of the ecclesiastical, 1232. Manganese is found and has been worked. Several Druidical remains are on the hills. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Llanddwywe, in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £82 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St Enddwyn, and is ancient. There are Congregational, Calvinistic Methodist, 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 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 Llanenddwyn from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Dolgelly Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanenddwyn 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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