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"LLANWENLLWYFO, a parochial chapelry in the hundred of Twrcelyn, county Anglesey, 6 miles N.E. of Llanerchymedd. Gwindy is its post town. It is situated on the N.E. coast, at the mouth of the river Dulas. Mining operations are carried on. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bangor, in the gift of the Incumbent of Amlwch. The church is dedicated to St. Gwenllwyvo. It contains an elaborate brass of the 14th century. Llys-Dulas is the seat of Lady Dinorben. The grounds of this mansion slope down to the water's edge, and command magnificent sea views." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


Hughes, John O. Goleuo'r Gair : trysor Eglwys Llanwenllwyfo ym Môn. Cristion. Rhif 110 (Ion./Chwef. 2002), t. 10-11

Hughes, John O. A short guide to the early 16th century glass at Llanwenllwyfo Church, Isle of Anglesey. Amlwch : J.O. Hughes, 1995. 17 leaves


Joyce and Douglas Hinde have provided a transcript of the 1801 Census of Amlwch, including parts of the parishes of Llaneilian, Llanerchymedd, Llanwenllwyfo and Rhosbol.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llanwenllwyfo area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

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.

Llanwenllwyfo Parochial Chapelry; Statistics; Area 1756 acres; Population 290 males, 293 females, total 583

  • Llanwenllwyfo Parish Church  (Diocese of Bangor)    Attendance - morning 51 scholars       William D Roberts, Minister
  • Nebo, Calvinistic Methodists          Erected 1823           Attendance - morning 328, afternoon 327, evening 615           "The morning congregation would have been larger had not a great number of our attendants gone to the Church having buried a relation a few days previously. Many of the congregation were absent on account of being indisposed"       David Griffiths, Deacon, Rhos Mynach


  • Llanwenllwyfo Church, Dulas     - on
  • Capel Sardis, Llaneuddog [Baptist]  -  on       and           "........was built in in 1834 and rebuilt in 1905            coflein  
  • Nebo Calvinistic Methodist Chapel   - on     and        ".........was first built in 1788, rebuilt in 1823 and renovated in 1878............."          coflein

Church Records

Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at Anglesey Record Office.

Llanwenllwyfo church - on

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llanwenllwyfo has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Land and Property

Held at Anglesey Record Office (NRA);

  • Llanwenllwyfo window tax;- 1760: assessments
  • Llanwenllwyfo land tax;- 1744-1814: assessments
  • Llanwenllwyfo Parish;- 1762-1989: records
  • Llanwenllwyfo Parish Council;- 1925: tithe books
  • Llanwenllwyfo tithes;- 1930-36: Tithe Rent Charge account books


Gwynedd Family History Society  have a diagram of the ecclesiastical parishes of Anglesey (under Publications)

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SH476893 (Lat/Lon: 53.378499, -4.292597), Llanwenllwyfo which are provided by: