Llanerchymedd

"LLANERCHYMEDD, VILL, a parochial chapelry and small market town in the hundred of Menai, in county Anglesey, North Wales, 13 miles N.W. of Beaumaris, and 15 N.E. of Holyhead. Bangor is its post town. The Gaerwen station on the Chester and Holyhead railway is about 8 miles from the village. It is situated within about 6 miles distance from the Irish Sea, and the main road from the Menai Bridge to Amlwch passes through the town, which consists of two main streets crossing each other at right angles. The principal trade is in the manufacture of snuff, for which it is somewhat famous, and in connection with the numerous cattle fairs. Rope making and hide curing afford some employment. Petty sessions are held monthly." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Bibliography

  • Hanesiaeth am cyfarfod blynyddol Ysgolion Sabbothol, Môn : yr hwn a gynhaliwyd yn Llanerchymedd, Mai 12ed, 1824.Llanerchymedd : Mon Wasg, 1825. 14p
  • List of subscriptions already promised towards the church and school at Llanerchymedd. 1854 ?. 3p
  • Pritchard, William. Bywyd y Parch. Ebenezer Davies, Llanerchymedd, yn nghyda detholiad o'i bregethau. Bangor : Evan Williams, [1879?].  223p
  • Thomas, Glyndwr. Cartrefi Môn : Llannerch-y-medd a Bodedern. Bodedern : J.O. & J.E. Roberts, [1965]. 59p
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Business and Commerce Records

Cuhelyn Temperance Hotel, Llanerchymedd, records 1902-1920 - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales

H. Hughes & Sons Ltd. (ironmongers) Papers 1879-1953  - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"H. Hughes & Sons Ltd were ironmongers in Llanerchymedd (formerly known as T. & R. Williams, Dinorben House) from around the 1870s until the 1930s...."

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Census

Joyce and Douglas Hinde have provided a transcript of the 1801 Census of Amlwch, including parts of the parishes of Llaneilian, Llanerchymedd, Llanwenllwyfo and Rhosbol.

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Church History

Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 11, North Wales. Ed. by Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, UWP,   1981. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.

Llanerchymedd Village; Statistics; Area 15 acres; Population 34 males, 37 females, total 71

  • Llanerchymedd Chapelry       Attached to the rectory of Llanbeulan       Attendance - (average) 80 + 25 scholars, afternoon 97 + 35 scholars   " Llanerchymedd village or Town contains a population of about two thousand. It consists of portions of five Parishes viz Amlwch, Coedana, Llechgynfarwydd, Rhodogeidio and Llanerchymedd itself. The Church which is a Chapelry attached to the Rectory of Llanbeulan (which is about 10 miles distant from here)  is private property and is in a wretched state. The Inhabitants do not attend it in great numbers owing both to the miserable condition of the Building and because the pews being private property they have nowhere to sit but the free benches. This is the only place of worship connected with the Church of England in the town for a population of 2000. The population of the town is made up from the different portions of the Parishes as nearly as can be in the following way ........" [unfortunately the entry ends there although the next page in the source book has a plan of the village/town of Llanerchymedd]                 Hugh Owen, Officiating Minister
  • Capel Evan, Independent    Erected 1836     Attendance - morning 95 scholars, afternoon 171, evening 205                John Roberts, Minister; Thomas Parry, Deacon; Llanerchymedd
  • Church of St Mary, Llanerchymedd   -  on geograph.org.uk     and   ".... Rebuilt in modern times,......."       coflein
  • St Ceidio's Church, Rhodogeidio  - on geograph.org.uk      and      "Rebuilt on old foundations in 1845...."   coflein
  • Tabernacl Baptist chapel, Farmers St, Llanerchymedd -    on geograph.org.uk (may belong in Amlwch parish)
  • Jerwsalem Welsh CM     "Jerwsalem Methodist Chapel was built in 1791, rebuilt in 1818 and rebuilt again in 1871...."   coflein      (may belong in Amlwch parish)  
  • Capel Ifan Ind chapel, Bridge St  -  on geograph.org.uk     and    ".............. was first built in 1811 and rebuilt in 1836 and 1961...."  coflein
  • Rees, Thomas & John Thomas Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). The Llanerchymedd section (in Welsh) has been extracted - and translated by Eleri Rowlands (August 2015)

 Church,/Rectory Llannerch-y-medd  - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Description and Travel

Llanerch-y-medd - on wikipedia

You can see pictures of Llanerchymedd which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Llanerchymedd to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

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Genealogy

Davies Jones, T., Parch. (Rev.), Llannerch-y-medd, papurau (papers) [1937]-1982 - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales. "The Rev. T. Davies Jones was a minister of the Presbyterian Church of Wales from 1930s onwards..."

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llanerchymedd has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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History

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • A view along the High Street, Llanerchymedd, with people standing in the street, and various carts in the distance.  
  • A view along the street, Llanerchymedd, showing the Post Office. A group of men and women are standing in front of the Post Office.
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Land and Property

Held at Anglesey Record Office (NRA);

  • Llanerchymedd Community Council;- 1938-81: minutes, financial records   ;   1950-82: records
  • Llanerchymedd Parish;- 1761-1998: records
  • Llanerchymedd tithes;- 1926-36: Tithe Rent Charge account books
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