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Llannerch Y Medd  Anglesey

 

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

LLANERCHYMEDD, a small town, a vile, and a chapelry, in the district and county of Anglesey. The town stands on the Anglesey Central railway, near the source of the river Dulas, 14 miles ENE of Beaumaris; consists chiefly of two streets, crossing each other at right angles; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a station on the railway, a post office ‡ under Bangor, and a good inn. ...


A weekly market is held on Wednesday; fairs are held on 1 Jan., 10 March, 4 April, 6 May, the three Wednesdays before 7 Aug., 14 Aug., 2 Oct., and 13 Nov.; the manufacture of snuff, in imitation of Lundyfoot, is carried on; and rope-making and hide-curing employ a few hands.-The Ville is part of the town, and comprises 15 acres. Pop., 67. Houses, 14. The chapelry in, cludes the vile, and parts of the parishes of Amlwch Gwredog, Llechcynfarwydd, and Rhodogeidio; and was constituted in 1853. Pop. in 1861,1,164. Houses, 289. Pop. of the Amlwch portion, 734; of the Gwredog portion, 11; of the Llechcynfarwydd portion, 150; of the Rhodogeidio portion, 202. The property is much subdivided. Llwydiarth is the seat of the Lloyd family, and has beautifully wooded grounds, in which is a famous rocking-stone, locally called Arthur's Quoit. The living is a p. curacy, united with the chapelries of Gwredog and Rhodogeidio, in the diocese of Bangor. Value, not reported.* Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. The church was recently restored; and has a tower with a deep embattled parapet. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, and Calvinistic Methodists. and a national school.

Llannerch Y Medd through time

Llannerch Y Medd 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 Llannerch Y Medd itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6593

Date accessed: 19th October 2019


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