One of the people raised from the dead by Beuno – probably a disciple of Beuno
Said to be the saint of Rhiw, probably ficticious
Beuno is perhaps one of the best known of the North Welsh saints, being Winefride’s uncle, and closely linked with the dramatic story of her restoration to life at Holywell. Beuno is a particulalrly peripatetic saint; having begun life in southern Wales and moved first north and then west beyond Caernarfon. In doing so he left behind a trail of wells at::
Also known as Cain and in SW England as Kayne. One of the daughters of Brychan, she has two churches dedicated to her on Anglesey, at Cerrigceinwen and Llangeinwen. She is also the saint of further churches in South Wales and of other wells in Glamorgan and Cornwall.
There are a large number of dedications to St Chad across the English Midlands. This site, close to the border, is one of few (only one?) in Wales.
This is possibly a mispelling for Beuno that has crept in at some time in the past
Sister to Ceinwen, daughter of Brychan and widely known as the Welsh St Valentine, patron saint of lovers. St Dwynwen’s day is celebrated on 25th January
Sister to Peulan and Gwyngeneu – disciples of Cybi who came to Anglesey with Cybi and all of whom patrons of churches in the Holyhead area
N Wales based Saint, b around 500. also patron of Capel Marchell near Llanrwst
Ffynnon Fair, St Mary’s Well, is sometimes regarded as a default name for a Holy well. The name is often given to a well with a reputation for healing when not dedicated to a particular local saint. It has been said that whenever there was a Ffynnon Fair in a parish then water would be taken from that well for use in baptism, although other saints wells were also regularly used for this purpose.
Ysceifiog Llanfairfechan Dolgellau
Meliden Aberdaraon (Uwchmynydd)
Cefn Meiriadog Nefyn
Mickle Trafford, Cheshire
Founded a monastery at Penmon on Anglesey.
There are other wells dedicated to Seriol at
Anglesey: Llaniestyn and Llanerchymedd
Gwynedd: Penmaenmawr (probably vanished)