Place:


Llanddona  Anglesey

 

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

LLANDDONA, a parish in the district of Bangor and county of Anglesea; on Red Wharf bay, 3¼ miles NW of Beaumaris, and 7½ NNE of Menai-Bridge r. station. Post town, Beaumaris. Acres, 2,387; of which 470 are water. Real property, £1,644. Pop., 567. Houses, 134. The property is subdivided. ...


The hill called Arthur's Round Table has traces of a Danish fort, and commands a very fine view. Another Danish fort is near the church; and an ancient camp is at Dinas-Silwy. Many of the inhabitants are employed in the herring fishery. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bangor. Value, £87. Patron, Lord Boston. The church is dedicated to St. Dona; occupies the site of one built in 610; and was recently in disrepair. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

Llanddona through time

Llanddona 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 Llanddona itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4590

Date accessed: 25th November 2017


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