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"EDEYRN, a parish in the hundred of Dinlaen, county Carnarvon, 2 miles W. of Nevin. The hamlets of Din-llyn, Perth, and Garswylld are included in this parish The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bangor, value with the curacies of Carngiwch and Pistill annexed, £362, in the patronage of the bishop." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
Rules of the Edeyrn Friendly Society : established 1859. Carnarvon : Printed by G. Parry, 1859.
There are photographs of the following chapels on the Penllyn.com
Capel Edern (CM)
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.
Edeyrn Parish; Statistics; Area 1380 acres; Population 297 males, 347 females, total 644
Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at the Caernarfon Area Record Office.
Edern Manuscripts (.. relates in the main to.. Ellis James, who
farmed the Vaynol home farm near Bangor) - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"These include accounts relating to Edern C.M. Chapel, 1806-1827; ....... detailed notes of proceedings of, and sermons preached at, the Arfon Monthly Meeting, 1848-1875; notes of proceedings at C.M. Assemblies held in Caernarvonshire, 1853-1858 and the Associations of 1864 and 1870....."
Edeyrn and Porthdinllaen - on the Penllyn.com site
Gwynedd Family History Society have a diagram of the ecclesiastical parishes of Caernarfonshire (under Publications) - with some links to photographs of parish churches
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