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.
Dolwyddelan Parish; Statistics; Area 14384 acres; Population 371 males, 356 females, total 727
Dolwyddelan Parish Church Attendance - average - morning 40 + 15 scholars Services in Welsh Rich. Jones, Perpetual Curate, Bettws-y-coed
Rev. W. Pari Huws Papers - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"Includes; ...... an address on the centenary of Dolwyddelan Congregational Chapel, Caernarfonshire by him,1917"
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 Dolwyddelan chapel (in Welsh ) - with translation by Eleri Rowlands (Oct 2009)
Pedigree and notes on the Lloyds of Hafodunos etc - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"Pedigree of the Lloyd family of Hafodunos, Denbighshire, the Owen family of Coetmor, Dolwyddelan, Caernarfonshire and the Jones family of Trefriw, Caernarfonshire"
Wills etc. transcribed by Bob Owen, Croesor - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"Wills, administrations, inventories etc., transcribed by Bob Owen, c. 1930s, from material, dated 1634 to 1831, held at the Bangor Probate Office. Material relates mainly to parishes around the Merioneth-Caernarfonshire border and in particular the Ardudwy and Llanfachreth-Dolgellau areas as well as the uplands of Dolwyddelan and Penmachno and the shipping activities of old Barmouth...."
Edward Roberts (Jolly Fox) Papers 1877 - 1926 - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"Include; Chronicles of the Times i.e. diaries, 1877 - 1926, which include brief notes on events in Dolwyddelan....."
Certificate that Richard Thomas killed five foxes in the parish of Betws-y-coed and one fox in the parish of Dolwyddelan dd 10 June 1652 - on the People's Collection Wales site
Dolwyddelan Rate Books 1876 May 1 - 1877 June 8 - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"............ In the late nineteenth century the dominant landowner in the parish was the Gwydir family......"
Papers of Gwilym Prysor - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"The collection consists of songs and poems composed for various special occasions; sermons preached on the opening of a chapel in Dolwyddelan ....