"LLANDRYGARN, a parish in the hundred of Llyfon, county Anglesey, 2 miles from Gwyndy, 4 miles S.W. of Llanerchymedd, and 6 N.W. of Llangefni, its post town. The parish includes the hamlet and chapelry of Gwyndu. It is a small agricultural place. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Bangor, value with that of Bodwrog annexed, £125, in the patronage of Jesus College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Trygan. There are small charities of about £2 per annum. Here are some remains of the old seat of Rhys ap Llewelyn, who assisted Henry VII. at Bosworth.," [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


Church History

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.

Llandrygarn with Gwyndu Parish; Statistics; Area 2430 acres; Population 209 males, 211 females, total 420

  • Llandrygarn Parish Church (Diocese of Bangor) Attendance - morning 50 Service in Welsh Henry Griffith, Perpetual Curate
  • Sion, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 1817 Attendance - morning 57, afternoon 95 scholars, evening 210 Informant; Harry Williams, Cae'r goll + a duplicate return referring to Welsh Calvinistic Methodist and signed by John Williams, Steward, Shopkeeper, Trevor
  • Capel Newydd, Penygraigwen (Baptist) [Capel Mwd) - on geograph.org.uk and "Capel Mwd Baptist Chapel was built in 1786 as a dwelling house and the chapel added on in 1848. The present chapel, dated 1848 ....." coflein
  • Sunday School (CM) former - on geograph.org.uk
  • "Seion's Methodist congregation ... established in 1792 and the original .....chapel, built in 1817,.....and a Sunday School lies nearer to the road on the south-western side. The Sunday School was added in 1927 ...." coflein
  • Capel Parc (CM), Llandyfrydog - on geograph.org.uk and "Capel-y-Parc Methodist Chapel was built in 1820 and rebuilt in 1860........." coflein

Church Records

Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at Anglesey Record Office.


Description & Travel

You can see pictures of Llandrygarn which are provided by:




Land & Property

Held at Anglesey Record Office (NRA);

  • Llandrygarn land tax;- 1744-1815: assessments
  • Llandrygarn Parish;- 1739-2000: records
  • Llandrygarn Parish Council;- 1876-1958: minutes, papers
  • Llandrygarn tithes;- 1924-36: Tithe Rent Charge account books
  • Llandrygarn window tax;- 1751-60: assessments


Gwynedd Family History Society have a diagram of the ecclesiastical parishes of Anglesey (under Parishes)

Map of Llandrygarn parish in the County of Anglesey - on the People's Collection Wales site

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SH386801 (Lat/Lon: 53.292845, -4.423714), Llandrygarn which are provided by: