Llandewen, Anglesey Genealogy

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LLANEDWEN (LLAN-EDWEN), a parish, in the union of Bangor and Beaumaris, hundred of Menai, county of Anglesey, North Wales, 5 miles (N. E. by N.) from Carnarvon. This parish derives its name from the dedication of the church to St. Edwen, a female saint of Saxon descent, who has been allowed a place among the saints of Wales. The church is a small singlebodied edifice, partly in the later English style; it has a bell-gable of good design at the western end, and the entrance is by a circular-headed doorway in the western wall.[1]

LLANEDWEN, a parish in the hundred of Menai, county Anglesey, 6 miles S.W. of Beaumaris, 6 N.E. of Newborough, and 5 from Carnarvon, its post town. The Llanfair station on the Chester and Holyhead line is about 3 miles N.E. of the village, It is situated on the western coast of Menai Strait, where the Roman general, Suetonius Paulinus, effected a landing, and was one of the sacred spots of the Druids. For more information see Llandewen, Anglesey at Genuki.org.uk


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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 464296.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1846). Adapted. Date accessed: 22 Aug 2014.