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Churches which still retain west gallery features or connections

Llanfigael, dedication unknown

SH3282. "LLANFIGAEL, (or Llanfugail), a parochial chapelry in the hundred of Tal-y-Bolion, county Anglesey, 6 miles S.W. of Llanerchymedd, and 7 from Holyhead, its post town. The river Alaw flows through it. There is no village, only a few farmhouses. The living is a curacy annexed to the rectory* of Llanfachreth, in the diocese of Bangor. There is no church. The 'Calvinistic Methodists' have a chapel." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)]

Churches which are known to have had west gallery features or connections

Llangeillen, LLangeinwen Founded by 2 sisters St Ceinwen and Dwynwen at the end of the 6c . The present church building dates back to the middle ages but with additions and renovation in 1812 which included the tower and north chapel.1928 restoration saw the victorian west gallery taken dow. It is situated on the western shore of the Menai strait, (the water has reached it in the past).and opposite to the town of Carnarvon, to which there was a ferry called Tal y . Charitable bequests to the poor of this parish in money and land, of which last a certain portion was appropriated to the apprenticing of a poor boy, was annually distributed at Christmas, according to the wishes of the respective donors.
Llangenwen, St Ceinwen

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