In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Amlwch like this:
Amlwch, par. and seaport, N. Anglesey, 22 miles NW. of Bangor by rail and 20 miles NE. of Holyhead by road, 9221 ac., pop. 4847; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. The rich copper mines of the Parys mountain are near the town; also several smelting-furnaces and alum and vitriol works. It has a good harb., and is a terminus of the Chester and Holyhead Ry. Along with Holyhead, Llangefni, and Beaumaris it returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.
Amlwch is now part of the Isle of Anglesey district. Click here for graphs and data of how the Isle of Anglesey has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Amlwch itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Amlwch in The the Isle of Anglesey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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