Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Machynlleth. You may be able to find further references to Machynlleth in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Machynlleth hundred Bartholomew
MACHYNLLETH a town, a township, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Machynlleth.

Place Type of entry Source
DOLL a village Imperial
Garsion village Bartholomew
GARSION a village Imperial
Isygarreg township Bartholomew
ISYGARREG, or ISCARNEG a township Imperial
UCHYGARREG a township Imperial
Uchygarreg (or Uwchygarreg) township Bartholomew
UWCHYGARREG a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Machynlleth within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Borrow Machynlleth 19
George Borrow The Plynlimmon Range 3
William Camden Rest of Wales 2
George Borrow Introduction; Norfolk to Chester 1
George Borrow Bala to Dinas Mawddwy 1
Charles Wesley May 1 - Aug. 31, 1748: London, Wales and Ireland 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Llanfechan 0 1
Isygarreg 0 2
Pennal 1 2
Caerseddfan 0 2
Ysgubor Y Coed 0 2
Llanwrin 0 2
Uwchygarreg 0 4
Corris 0 2
Eglwys Fach 0 2
Darowen 0 2
Noddfa 0 2
Maestrefnant 0 1
Blaenglesyrch 0 2
Penegoes 0 2
Cedris 0 2
Abergynolwyn 0 2
Tal Y Llyn 1 2
Llanfihangel Y Pennant 0 2
Ystradgwyn 0 1
Llangynfelyn 0 2