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Ffestiniog  Merionethshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Ffestiniog like this:

Festiniog, town and par. with ry. sta., Merioneth, in valley between rivers Dwyryd and Cynfael, 16 miles SW. of Llanrwst, 16,456 ac., pop. 11,274; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday; has slate quarries.

Ffestiniog through time

Ffestiniog is now part of Gwynedd district. Click here for graphs and data of how Gwynedd has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ffestiniog itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ffestiniog, in Gwynedd and Merionethshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1088

Date accessed: 23rd October 2017


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