Eglwysbach, Conwy, Wales Genealogy

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Eglwysbach is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Conwy, Wales Genealogy, Wales.

The spelling Eglwysfach is occasionally seen in some older documents.

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 of County Borough of Conwy, Wales Genealogy.

History[edit | edit source]

"EGLWYS - BACH (EGLWYS-VACH), a parish chiefly in the hundred of Isdulas, county of Denbigh, but comprising also the township of Maenan ... in the hundred of Llechwedd Isaf, county of Carnarvon, 6 miles N. from Llanrwst, on the road to Aberconway, and containing 1108 inhabitants. Its length from north to south is seven miles, and its breadth, in a transverse direction, four: the surface is very hilly, which circumstance causes a great variety of soil, some being extremely barren, and some, on the contrary, tolerably fertile, yielding good crops of corn. The village is situated in a pleasing and fertile vale watered by the river Conway, and the vicinity abounds with agreeable and richly varied scenery. ... The church, dedicated to St. Martin, was entirely rebuilt in 1782: it is a spacious edifice, with a low square tower. There are two places of worship for Calvinistic Methodists, one in the township of Cevn y Coed, and the ohter in that of Bodnod; and there is one for Wesleyan Methodists, situated in the village... " (A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis)

"The parish contains the townships of Bodnod, Cefn-y-Coed, Esgorebrill, and Pennant in Denbigh, and the township of Maenan in Carnarvon." (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72 John Marius Wilson)

For more information see Eglwysbach, Denbighshire at

Eglwysbach Parish
County bef 1974 add here
County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996 add here
County 1 Apr 1996 - add here
Civ Reg District Llanrwst (1881)
Reg Sub-district LLanrwst (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union Llanrwst
Hundred Creuddyn
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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