Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 11, North Wales. Ed. by Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, UWP, 1981. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.
Bodwrog Parochial Chapelry; Statistics; Area 1813 acres; Population 164 males, 186 females, total 350
Bodwrog Parish Church (Diocese of Bangor) Attendance - afternoon 29 Henry Griffith, Perpetual Curate
Belan, Baptists Erected 1830 Attendance - morning 49 scholars, afternoon 102, evening 86 David Roberts, Baptist Minister
Bodwrog Vestry Book 1807-1815 "Vestry book for the parish of Bodwrog, Anglesey, 1807-1809, 1811-1815; along with an assessment of the parish of Llangefni, Anglesey, 1807. The document provides important information relating to local place-name."
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BODWROG (BOD-TWROG), a parish in the hundred of LLYVON, county of ANGLESEY, NORTH WALES, 3 miles (W. by N.) from Llangevni, containing 312 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Anglesey, and diocese of Bangor, and in the patronage of the Principal and Fellows of Jesus' College, Oxford, to whom the tithes and advowson were appropriated by Dr. Wynne, Chancellor of Llandaf, in 1648, subject to the payment of £l. 5. per annum to the poor of this parish, and who generally present a scholar of that college to the living. The church, dedicated to St. Twrog, is a small edifice, situated on an eminence at a considerable distance from any human habitation. There is a small bequest of £ 12, given by Mr. John Lloyd, for the benefit of the poor. The average annual expenditure for the support of the poor amounts to £99. 10. ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis, 1833)
Jones, J. G., Glyn Derw, Bodwrog, papurau (papers) - details on Archives Network Wales "The Jones family of Glyn Derw, Bodwrog, Anglesey, were farmers during the 19th and 20th centuries and were linked through marriage to the Elias family................"
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