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 15182 acres; Population 608 males, 515 females, total 1123
Talyllyn Parish Church, Corris Attendance - afternoon 50 Services in Welsh "No morning service. Having to serve a Church 3 miles distant, which service I alternate at 10am and 2pm" Ellis Roberts Pring, Perpetual Curate
Cwrt Chapel, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 1806 Not used exclusively as a place of worship Not a separate building Attendance - morning 41 scholars, afternoon 104, evening 63 John Vaughan, Elder, Maesllan
Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society, records 1960-1975 "The Talyllyn Railway, a narrow gauge railway in the Taly-y-llyn valley, ran from Bryneglwys Slate Quarry, near Abergynolwyn, Merionethshire, to the coast at Tywyn, Merionethshire, linking up with the national railway network............"
Talyllyn Railway Collection 1865-1994 "Slate was first quarried at Bryneglwys Slate Quarry, near Abergynolwyn, Merionethshire, in the 1840s by John Pughe of Aberdyfi, Cardiganshire. In 1864, the quarry was leased by William McConnel's Aberdovey Slate Company Limited. McConnel(1809-1902) and his son were the instigators of Talyllyn Railway..............."