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Penmynydd  Anglesey

 

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

PENMYNYDD, a village and a parish in the district of Bangor and county of Anglesey. The village stands near the head of the Valley of the Braint, 2½ miles N W of Llanfair r. station, and 4¼ E of Llangefni; and has a post-office under Llangefni, and a fair on Easter Monday. The parish comprises 3, 153 acres. ...


Real property, £3,090. Pop. in 1851, 566; in 1861, 446. Houses, 108. The property is divided among a few. PlasPenmynydd is ahouse of the date of 1370, and was the birthplace of Owen-Tudor, the grand father of Henry VII. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bangor. Value, £86.* Patron, the Prebendary of Penmynydd. The church is of the 15th century; was not long ago restored; and contains an elaborate alabaster tomb of a Tudor. There are alms-houses with £63 a year, and other charities £6.

Penmynydd through time

Penmynydd 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 Penmynydd itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8458

Date accessed: 17th September 2019


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