In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanfaelog like this:
LLANFAELOG, a village and a parish in the district and county of Anglesey. The village stands near the coast and near Ty-Croes r. station, 3½ miles NNW of Aberffraw. The parish contains also the hamlet of Pengornisiog; and its Post town is Gwindy, under Llangefni, I Anglesey. Acres, 2,732; of which 430 are water. Real property, £1,889. Pop., 763. Houses, 172. The property is subdivided. There are two cromlechs. Many of the inhabitants are employed in fishing. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Llanbenlan, in the diocese of Bangor. The church is dedicated to St. Maelog; is a modern structure; and occupies the site of one built in the 7th century. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Llanfaelog has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of the Isle of Anglesey. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Llanfaelog and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanfaelog in The the Isle of Anglesey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th November 2014
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