Anglesey Family History

  • Anglesey Baptisms
    Discover if your ancestor was born in the Welsh island of Anglesey. Search more than 240,000 baptism registers to find out their name, date of birth and the names of their parents.
  • Anglesey Burials
    Discover if your ancestor was buried in on the Welsh island of Anglesey. Search more than 175,000 records to find the names of those who were buried on the isle of Anglesey or one of the other smaller islands off the north west coast of Wales.
  • Anglesey Marriages & Banns
    Discover your Welsh ancestor’s marriage, or intention to marry, in Anglesey. Search by your ancestor’s name combined with that of their spouse’s.
  • RootsChat Anglesey
    A popular forum where you can get help with your research or help others with theirs.
  • High Sheriffs of Anglesey
    A list of those who served the office from 1541 to 1871.
  • Place-Names of Anglesey
    Some history behind the names of towns and villages.
  • Miners of Amlwch
    A list of names, addresses and occupations of local miners (archived).

About Anglesey


  • 1861 – 54,609
  • 1871 – 50,919
  • 1881 – 51,773
  • 2018 – 69,961

Largest Towns & Cities

  1. Holyhead
  2. Llangefni
  3. Amlwch
  4. Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf
  5. Menai Bridge

Most Common Surnames 1881

  1. Jones
  2. Williams
  3. Hughes
  4. Roberts
  5. Owen

Places of Interest

  • Coastal Path
  • Beaumaris Castle
  • The Copper Kingdom
  • South Stack Lighthouse
  • Llanddwyn Island
  • Anglesey Farmers’ Market