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LLANFIHANGEL-GLYN-Y-MYFYR

"LLANFIHANGEL-GLYN-Y-MYFYR, a parish, partly in the hundred of Isaled, county Denbigh, and partly in that of Edernion, county Merioneth, 6 miles N.W. of Corwen, its post town, 2 from Cerrig, and 12 S. of Denbigh. It is situated on the river Allwen, and includes the townships of Cefnnpost, Gysulog, Llysan, and Maesyr-Odyn. The country is hilly and mostly devoted to pasture. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of St. Asaph, value £215, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The Calvinistic Methodists have a chapel. There are small charities of about £1 per annum. Jones, the archaeologist, takes the title of his work, "Myvyrian Archæology," from this place. A fair is held on the 16th February." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

See the Denbighshire pages of Genuki for the main page for this parish

Church History

Eastern Conwy Churches Survey - St Michael, Llanfihangel Glyn y Myfyr

Clwyd FHS site - a photograph of St Michael's Church

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.

Parish statistics

Church Records

Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at Merioneth Record Office.

Gazetteers

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

 


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