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Bodedern, Anglesey, Wales Genealogy

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BÔDEDERN (BÔD-EDEYRN), a parish, in the hundred of Llyvon, union and county of Anglesey, North Wales, 18 miles (W. by N.) from Bangor. This place derived its name from Edeyrn, a bard who flourished about the middle of the seventh century, and who, having embraced a religious life, presided over the church here. The church, dedicated to St. Edeyrn, is a small ancient structure, displaying some good architectural details; it measures 19 yards by 8, and contains 150 sittings. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists.[1]

BODEDERN, a parish in the hundred of Lyfon, in the county of Anglesey, North Wales, 7 miles to the E. of Holyhead. The name of this place, which signifies "House of Edern," is derived from a bard who resided here in the 7th century. It is situated in a pleasant country on the old road to Holyhead. For more information, see Bodedern, Anglesey at

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1846). Adapted. Date accessed: 21 Aug 2014.