Place:


Gwaunysgor  Flintshire

 

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

GWAENYSGOR, a parish in Holywell district, Flint; near the coast, 1½ mile SE of Prestatyn r. station, and 3¾ E by N of Rhyl. It includes the townships of Hwylbren, Garnedd, and Llan; and its post town is Prestatyn, under Rhyl. Acres, 794. Real property , £1, 159. Pop., 322. Houses, 73. The property is divided among three. The surface is hilly; and the rocks include coal and lead ore. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £178.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church is good.

Gwaunysgor through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4909

Date accessed: 22nd July 2017


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