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"LLANBEDROG, (or Llanbadrig), a parish in the hundred of Gafflogian, county Carnarvon, 4 miles S.W. of Pwllheli, its post town, and 10 from Nevin. It is situated on the coast N. of St. Tudwall's Bay, in a rude, uncultivated region. The surface is rocky, and part of the parish is unenclosed. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Bangor, value with the curacies of Llanfihangel-Bachelleth and Llangian annexed, 385, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Petroc. Warn Vawr is the principal residence." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]


Andrews, John F. The Pwllheli and Llanbedrog Tramways. Cowbridge : D. Brown and Sons Ltd, c1995. 72p

Davies, Hugh. Byr-gofiant y Parch Evan Jones, Llanbedrog. Pwllheli : argr. gan Richd. Jones, 1910. 63p

Llanbedrog, Caerns, official guide and information handbook. London : G.W. May, [1974]

Church History

LLANBEDROG, St. Pedrog 1863-1866  - on the Church plans online site

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 Llanbedrog chapel (in Welsh ) - with translation

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.

Llanbedrog Parish; Statistics; Area 2548 acres; Population 245 males, 280 females, total 525

Church Records

Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at the Caernarfon Area Record Office.

Page from Llanbedrog Parish Register of Baptisms 1813-1821  - on the People's Collection Wales site
" ..... contains a memorandum of the population in the parish on June 1811 and a survey of the population made on 28 May 1821. The population of the parish increased from 393 in 1811 to 440 in 1821...."

Description and Travel

On the Penllyn site - Llanbedrog

Llanbedrog - on Wikipedia  and wicipedia (Welsh)

Llanbedrog - on the site

Pwllheli and Llanbedrog Tramway - on the Tramway Information site


A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis, 1833



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