Llanffinan  Anglesey


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanffinan like this:

LLANFFINAN, a parish in the district of Bangor and county of Anglesey; 2¼ miles ESE of Llangefni r. station. Post town, Llangefni, Anglesey. Acres, 1,267. Real property, £1,041. Pop., 138. Houses, 26 The property is divided between two. Plâs-Penmynydd is a house of the 14th century, and was the birth-place of Owen Tudor, who married Catherine of France, the widow of Henry V. ...

Limestone is worked The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the p. curacy of LlanfihangelEsceifiog, in the diocese of Bangor. The e church is dedicated to St. Finnan; stands in a very picturesque situation; and is a modern edifice, in very poor imitation of Norman. The parish shares in some school and almshouse charities of two neighbouring parishes.

Llanffinan through time

Llanffinan is now part of the Isle of Anglesey district. Click here for graphs and data of how the Isle of Anglesey has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llanffinan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanffinan in The the Isle of Anglesey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd October 2019

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