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"A parish in the Union of Llanrwst, hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh; lying near the eastern bank of the river Conway, 1 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.


Church History

See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph of St Doged Church, Llanddoget

Ordnance Survey reference SH 806637.
The church, which is dedicated to St. Doged, Saint and martyr, was mentioned in the Lincoln Taxation of 1291. The old church was demolished in 1838, and a new building was erected at a cost of 490.

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"
Tanybryn Baptists 138
Salem Calvinistic Methodists 170
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Church Records

Parish Registers 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.

Baptisms Marriages Burials
1600 - 1933 1600 - 1967 1602 - 1990
Baptisms Marriages Burials
1600 - 1812 1600 - 1837 1601 - 1812

Bishop's Transcripts

Deposited at the National Library of Wales Microfilmed copies
1637 - 1856 1637 - 1856


Baptisms Marriages
1768 - 1850 (93% extraction) None
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Civil Registration

When Civil Registration was introduced (on 1 July 1837), the parish of Llanddoget was assigned to the No. 1 ("Llanrwst") sub-district of the Llanrwst Registration District; which was co-extensive with the Llanrwst poor law Union.

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)

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Description and Travel

Llanddoget - on Vision of Britain


View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries

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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