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"BRYNCROES, a parish in the hundred of Commitmaen, in the county of Carnarvon, North Wales, 10 miles to the S.W. of Pwllheli. It lies near the extremity of the peninsula forming the N. boundary of Cardigan Bay, on the banks of the small river Sochan. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bangor, value £107, in the gift of C. W. G. Wynne, Esq. There are charitable endowments for the poor, worth £18 a year." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Jones, R Gerallt. Hunangofiant 1937-1940 : Bryncroes ac Ysgol Bryncroes / Rhan1. Taliesin Cyf. 109 (Haf 2000), p. 10-17
Bryncroes 1891 census - on the Rhiw.com site
See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph of Capel Tyddyn, Wesleyan Methodists
There are photographs of the following chapels on the Penllyn.com
Ty Mawr (CM); Hebron (Ind); Tyddyn (Wes)
Rees, Thomas & John Thomas. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). Here is the entry from this book for Hebron chapel (in Welsh ) - with translation by Eleri Rowlands (Feb 2010)
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.
Bryncroes Parish; Statistics; Area 3646 acres; Population 441 males, 482 females, total 923
Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at the Caernarfon Area Record Office.
Bryncroes churchyard - some inscriptions on Alwyn's Godsacre site
A Penllyn.com page - Bryncroes Community site
Bryncroes - on wicipedia (Welsh)
Rowlands Family Papers, 1982 [includes transcriptions of letters dated 1851-1903] - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales "William Rowlands (Gwilym Lleyn; 1802-1865), Wesleyan minister and bibliographer, was born at Bryncroes, near Aberdaron ...."
Gwynedd Family History Society have a diagram of the ecclesiastical parishes of Caernarfonshire (under Publications) - with some links to photographs of parish churches
Ysgol Bryncroes - on the Rhiw.com site
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