Llansannan, Conwy, Wales Genealogy

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Llansannan is a rural village, community and ecclesiastical parish on the banks of the Afon Aled in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales Genealogy, Wales.

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

History[edit | edit source]

"LLANSANNAN (LLAN-SANNAN), A parish in the Higher division of the hundred of Isaled, county of Denbigh; 8 miles (W.) from Denbigh, containing 1383 inhabitants. This place derives its name from the dedication of its church to St. Sannan, the intimate friend and companion of the father of St. Winifred, who lived here in religions seclusion, and was buried near the remains of the latter at Gwytherin. The village is pleasantly situated at the head of the river Aled, which rises in Llyn Aled at no great distance, and in its course through the vale forms some interesting and picturesque cascades. The parish comprises a very considerable tract of arable and pasture land, of which by far the greater portion is enclosed; the soil, though various, is tolerably fertile. The surrounding scenery is almost totally devoid of natural beauty, and the country adjacent presents little more than an uninviting prospect of dreary wastes and mountains beyond. .... There are places of worship for Baptists and Calvinistic Methodists." (A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis)

For more information see Llansannan, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk

llansannan Parish
County bef 1974 add here
County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996 add here
County 1 Apr 1996 - add here
Civ Reg District St. Asaph (1881)
Reg Sub-district Denbigh (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union St Asaph
Hundred Isaled
Province add here
Hamlets add here

Administration[edit | edit source]

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

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Census Records[edit | edit source]

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

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