In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanfair Yng Nghornwy like this:
LLANFAIR-YN-GHORNWY, a parish in the district and county of Anglesey; near Camlyn bay, 7½ miles NW of Llanerchymedd r. station, and 7½ NE by N of Holyhead. Post town, Gwindy, under Llangefni, Anglesey. Acres, 2,135. Real property, £1,718. Pop., 293. Houses, 58. The property is divided among a few. ...
Verd-antique, asbestos, and soapstone are found. The antiquities are Castell-Ronin Danish camp, and meinihirion or hero stones. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Llanddausaint, in the diocese of Bangor. The church has traces of Norman, was reported in 1859 as not very good, and contains monuments of the Williamses.
Llanfair Yng Nghornwy 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 Llanfair Yng Nghornwy itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanfair Yng Nghornwy in The the Isle of Anglesey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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