"A parish in the Union of Llanrwst, hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh; lying near the eastern bank of the river Conway, 1½ mile (N by E) from Llanrwst, containing 287 inhabitants. ..... The church, dedicated to St. Dogvan, is a large edifice."
[ A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833 & 1849, Samuel Lewis]
This is a very small parish, made up of one township, Esgrogeunen.
See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph of St Doged Church, LlanddogetOrdnance Survey reference SH 806637.
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.
Nonconformist Churches "Welsh Church Commission - County of Denbigh - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905"lists the following nonconformist places of worship in the Civilparish of Llanddoget :
|Name of Chapel||Denomination||Number of "adherents"|
Parts of the neighbouring parishes of Eglwysbach and Llanrwst come very close to the parish church of Llanddoget; and many of the entries in the parish registers refer to residents of those parishes.
|1600 - 1933||1600 - 1967||1602 - 1990|
|1600 - 1812||1600 - 1837||1601 - 1812|
|Deposited at the National Library of Wales||Microfilmed copies|
|1637 - 1856||1637 - 1856|
|1768 - 1850 (93% extraction)||None|
In the GRO indexes to civil registration, entries for Llanddoget are in the format :
(GRO index references have no relevance at the local Superintendent Registrar's Office)
Llanddoget - on Vision of Britain
On Clwyd FHS's site there is a diagram showing parish names/positions with links to pages for the parish church
Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348. Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county
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