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 16255 acres; Population 468 males, 443 females, total 911
- Llanerfyl Parish Church Attendance - morning 40, evening 28 Services in Welsh Lewis Richards, Deacon
- Philadelphia, Wesleyan Methodists Erected 1836 Attendance - morning 32, afternoon 30 scholars, evening 84 David Davies, Chapel Steward, Llanerfyl
- Bethel, Independent or Congregationalist Erected 1824 Attendance - morning 57, afternoon 24 scholars, evening 38 Revd. E Roberts, Minister
- Beulah Chapel, Independent Erected 1821 Attendance - morning 62 scholars, afternoon 110, evening 70 "Tir Uchaf S. School in the same parish belongs to this Beulah Chapel Congregation" Samuel Roberts, Minister, Llanbrynmair
- Gosen, Wesleyan Methodist Erected 1835 Attendance - morning 50, afternoon 50, evening 40 Evan Davies, Superintendant, Ty Mawr, Llanerfyl
- New Chapel, Wesleyan Methodists Erected 1842 Attendance - morning 13 scholars, afternoon 35, evening 34 Evan Jones, Chapel Steward, Pantyrhendre, nr Llanerfyl