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Guide to Anglesey, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Historic Anglesey

Anglesey

(Welsh: Sir Fôn or Môn) was one of the thirteen historic counties of Wales.

It is an island in the Irish Sea, separated from mainland Wales by the Menai Strait.

The county was created under the terms of the Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284 and consisted of the cantrefi (hundreds) of Aberffraw; Rhosyr and Cemais.

Motto: Môn Mam Cymru (English: Anglesey, Mother of Wales)

Chapman Code: AGY

1974-1996 Gwynedd

Gwynedd

Under the Local Government Act 1972, the county and administrative county of Anglesey were abolished, for both local government and ceremonial purposes, on April 1, 1974. Anglesey became part of the newly formed county of Gwynedd, which covered the whole of north-west Wales.

Modern Anglesey

Isle of Anglesey (Modern)

Following further local government reorganisation the county of Gwynedd was re-structured, and on April 1, 1996 the county status of Anglesey was restored.

The county was later renamed, the Isle of Anglesey.

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