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 4462 acres; Population 340 males, 353 females, total 693
- Llanfechan Parish Church Attendance - morning 130, afternoon 50 Services - English in morning, Welsh in afternoon W T Thomson, Curate
- Wesleyan Erected 1833 Attendance - morning 20 scholars, afternoon 60, evening 40 Rich. Prichard, Minister
- Peniel, Wesleyan Methodist Erected July 1st 1834 Attendance - morning 20 scholars, afternoon 40, evening 30 John Morris; William Watkin Lloyd, Grocer
- Zoar, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 1827 Attendance - morning 44, afternoon 53 scholars, evening 70 John Williams, Minister