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"LLANDRILLO-YN-RHOS, a parish partly in the hundred of Creuddyn, county Carnarvon, and partly in that of Isdulas, county Denbigh, 3 miles N.E. of Conway, its post town, and 8 W. of Abergele. The Colwyn station on the Chester and Holyhead line of railway is about 2 miles S.E. of the village. It is situated on the northern coast, near Little Orme's Head, and W. of Abergele Bay. The parish includes 7 townships, of which Colwyn and Eirias are the principal. The inhabitants are mostly engaged in the fisheries. During the summer months steamers from Liverpool, and occasionally from Carnarvon and Beaumaris, call at the landing-stage of Llandudno." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

See the Genuki Denbighshire page for fuller details of this place


Timothy, Thomas E. Llandrillo-yn-Rhos : a souvenir. Shrewsbury : L. Wilding, 1910. 81p

Venables-Williams, W. An archaeological history of Llandrillo-Yn-Rhos and the immediate neighbourhood. Colwyn Bay : R. E. Jones and Bros., printers, [18--?] 68p

Church History

BBC Wales site - The Chapel of St Trillo on the shore

The Ancient Church of Llandrillo yn Rhos

Church of St Trillo - on the CPAT site

Church Records

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



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