Old Colwyn  Denbighshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Old Colwyn like this:

COLWYN, a chapelry in Llandrillo-yn-Rhos parish. Denbigh; on the coast, and on the Chester a-Holy-head railway, 5 miles E of Conway. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Conway. Pop., 574. The property is much subdivided 'The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Val u e, £170. Patron, the Vicar of Llandrillo-yn-Rhos. The church is very good.

Additional information about this locality is available for Colwyn Bay

Old Colwyn through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Old Colwyn, in Conwy and Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th January 2019

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