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 8085 acres; Population 479 males, 449 females, total 928
- Penegoes Parish Church Attendance - morning 45 Services in Welsh Ed(ward) Edwards, Rector
- Bethlehem, Independent Erected 1810 Attendance - morning 160, afternoon 139 scholars, evening 184 John Williams, Independent Minister, Aberhosan
- Ebenezer, Congregational Erected 1823 Attendance - morning 39 scholars, afternoon 67, evening 60 Evan Anwyl, Deacon, Penrhosymaen, Penegoes
- Penegoes Chapel, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 1840 Attendance - morning 26 scholars, evening 20 John Jones, Deacon, Druggist, Machynlleth
- Talywern Chapel, Baptists Erected 1819 Attendance - morning 121, afternoon 88 scholars, evening 143 Richard Evans, Deacon, Talywern, Penegoes