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.
Pistill, or Pystill Parochial Chapelry; Statistics; Area 3949 acres; Population 226 males, 251 females, total 477
- Pistyll Chapelry Attendance - usual - afternoon 18 Informant; William Roberts
- Ysgoldy, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 35 years ago Attendance - usual - afternoon 60 scholars "There is no regular Minister, occasionally a preacher comes round sometimes on a Sunday morning, sometimes afternoon, and other times at night. About 150 attend a sermon generally" Informant; William Roberts
- Llithfaen, Calvinistic Methodist Erected before 1800, rebuilt 1840 Attendance - morning 150, afternoon 173 scholars, evening 200 William Jones, Deacon, Llithfaenfawr, Pistyll