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Llangadwaladr or Eglwysall

Llangadwaladr or Eglwysall is a village and parish in the hundred of Malltraeth, county of Anglesey, with a station at Bodorgan on the Chester and Holyhead line, 2 miles east from Aberffraw and 6½ south-west of Llangefni, in the union of Bangor, sub-registration district of Beaumaris, Anglesey first petty-sessional division, county-court district of Llangefni, rural deanery of Malltraeth, archdeaconry of Bangor and Anglesey and diocese of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St. Cadwaladr, and the register dates from the year 1610. The living is a rectory united with Eglwysall, average tithe rent-charge £184, net yearly value £153 and residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held since 1878 by the Rev. David Thomas of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. There is a place of worship for Independents. Bodorgan hall is the fine seat of Sir George E. M. Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick bart, D.L. J.P.

Bodorgan is a small village and railway station in the parish; a short distance to the south-west is Lake Caron, noted for its trout-fishing; there are two good hotels here.

The area comprises 3,181 acres, of which 40 acres are water; the population in 1891 was 396.

POST, MONEY ORDER & TELEGRAPH OFFICE & SAVINGS BANK, Bodorgan.-Ellen C. Leech, postmistress. Letters arrive at 6 a.m.; despatched at 7.35 p. m. Letters should have R.S.O. Anglesey added

Assistant Overseer & Rate Collector, Owen Richards, Henshop

Parish Church, Rev. David Thomas, rector
Calvinistic (Beulah) Methodist Chapel
Independent Chapel, Rev. David Rees, minister

NATIONAL SCHOOLS : Edward G. Thomas, master

Railway Station, Bodorgan, W. Smith, station master

Private Residents.
Meyrick Sir George E. M. Tapps-Gervis- bart. D.L. J.P. Bodorgan hall
Thomas Rev. David, Rectory

Coles Misses, Bodorgan Arms hotel posting establishment
Hughes Hugh, grocer, Hermon
Hughes John, grocer, Hermon
Hughes John, joiner (& wheelwright), Bodorgan station
Jones William, coal merchant, Bodorgan station
Leech A. & Co. game dealers
Morris Owen, coal merchant, Bodorgan station
Price Owen, boot maker, Hermon
Thomas Owen, blacksmith
Williams Henry E. Meyrick Arms & posting establishments
Williams Richard, grocer, Bodorgan
Williams Richard, Malakoff P.H
Williams Thomas, coal merchant, Bodorgan
Williams Thomas, coal merchant, Hermon

Edwards Owen, Penrhyn-halen
Evans Richard John, Bodenan
Hughes John, Carry Ceilog
Hughes John, Ty-mawr
Hughes William, Plas-bach
Jones Thomas, Ty-gwyn
Lloyd Owen, Tyn-y-Coed
Owen Evan, Pen-lan
Richards David, Henshop
Williams David, Trefre

Transcribed from Slater's Directory of North & Mid Wales, 1895