Llannefydd, Conwy, Wales Genealogy

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Llannefydd is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1874 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Conwy.

The redundant spelling of Llanefydd can sometimes be seen in older documents.

History

"LLANNEFYDD, or LLANYVYDD, a village and a parish in St. Asaph district, Denbighshire. The village stands on the Aled brook, near the river Elwy, 5 miles W of Trefnant r. station, and 5½ NW of Denbigh; and has a post office under Rhyl. -The parish contains the townships of Benaighn, Berron, Bodys-Gaw, BodysGawen, Brydsgaw, Carredfynydd, Dinas-Gadfel, Llechryd-Ty-Celyn, Mofoniog, Penfron-chill, and Tal-y-bryn. Acres, 7,444. Rated property, £4,270. Pop., 1,136. Houses, 246. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £280. Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church is dedicated to St. Matthew, and was restored in 1859. A handsome national school was built in 1867." (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,1870-72, John Marius Wilson)

For more information on Llannefydd see:

Administration

Years County
before 31 March 1974 Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Conwy

Records

Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate Records

Poor Law Union Records

Maps and Gazetteers

Websites