Place:


Llanfaelog  Anglesey

 

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.

Llanfaelog through time

Llanfaelog 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 Llanfaelog itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5620

Date accessed: 29th May 2017


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