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Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, usually abbreviated to Glan Conwy, is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish on the banks of the Afon Conwy 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 Gwynedd. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Conwy.

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History

"LLANSANFRAID- GLAN-CONWAY, otherwised DISERTH, a parish in the hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh, 3 miles (S.E. by E.) from Aberconway, containing 1306 inhabitants. This parish is situated in the pleasant vale of Conway: the village stands on the eastern bank of the river, on the road from Aberconway to Llanrwst, within five miles of the Irish Sea. ... The church, dedicated to St. Bridget, is a spacious edifice, consisting of a nave, chancel, and south aisle, with two good east windows, containing some elegant remains of ancient stained glass. There are two places of worship for Calvinistic Methodists, and one for Baptists." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833 & 1849, Samuel Lewis]

For more information see Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk

Administration

Years County
before 31 March 1974 Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Gwynedd
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. The first film number is 464321.


Probate Records

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