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; Area 11004 acres; Population 491 males, 472 females, total 963
Llangelynin Parish Church, Llwyngwril Consecrated in 1843 in lieu of an old existing one Attendance - morning 50 + 7 scholars Services in Welsh Edward Jones, Curate
Arthog Chapel, Crogenau, Anglican Private property Licensed before 1800 Attendance - afternoon 55 + 13 scholars Edward Jones, Curate of Llangelynen, Officiating Curate of Arthog Chapel
Bethesda, Baptists Erected 1835 Attendance - morning 15 scholars, afternoon 30, evening 35 "The Minister left this Chapel lately and therefore the Congregation is very small now these last 6 months" John Vaughan, Deacon, Mason
De Morella, Merionethshire, deeds 1706-1916 "Deeds and other documents, 1706-1916, relating to properties in the parishes of Llangelynin, Gwyddelwern, Dolgellau, Llanegryn and Llanenddwyn, Merionethshire; letters relating to the sale of the Llwyndu estate, 1834; map of Llwyngwril, Llangelynin, 1866."