The Historic Houses and Manor Houses of Anglesey in Anglesey
Plas Llanddyfnan on Anglesey
On this page, you will find links telling the stories of the important families and houses of Anglesey in North Wales. Families on Anglesey that once held the power, like the Griffiths, Paget, Meyrick, Wynne, Pritchard-Rayner, and Morris families for example. We will be adding many more pages to this section in the future – as time permits.
Sadly we have been refused permission – for security reasons – to photograph Bodorgan Hall. I do understand, but this estate is so very important in Anglesey’s history, being the seat of the historically important Meyrick family, and the largest estate on Anglesey. I would really appreciate if anyone out there could let me have any photographs that they may have in their possession, or if the current estate owners – headed by Sir George Meyrick – could intervene.
Historic Manor House Plas Bodewryd was home to the important Wynn(e) family of Anglesey. By marriage and by deed they became important in several aspects of Anglesey life. The earliest known of the Wynn(e) family was Margaret Wynn(e) who died in 1723. (I believe that in the
Historic Manor House Plas Llanddyfnan house and estate are situated in the village of Talwrn in the parish of Llanddyfnan, Anglesey. It was built during the 16th century by John Griffith. This webmaster can find little about the early history of the house despite a check with
One time home of William (Klondyke Bill) Jones, who became the Mayor of Bootle William Jones (1840-1918) was born in a house named Pen Cefn in the village of Bodwrog, the son of Robert & Elizabeth Jones. His paternal grandparents – Hugh & Mary Jones – lived
Stately Home of the Marquesses of Anglesey Plas Newydd wears the undisputed crown as the Anglesey estate amongst estates. Not only because of the wonderful Gothic style architecture of its country house but because of the fame earned and the fortunes amassed by those who had dwelt