Place:


Llangernyw  Denbighshire

 

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

LLANGERNIEW, a village and a parish in Llanrwst district, Denbigh. The village stands on the river Elwy, 6¼ miles E of Tal-y-Cafn r. station, and 7 NE of Llanrwst; and has a post office under Llanrwst, Denbighshire, and fairs on 29 March, 16 May, 29 June, 29 Sept., and 29 Nov. The parish is cut into two divisions, lower and upper; and contains the townships of Bodgonwch, Bodrach, Dwy-Afon, Hafodunos, Marchalad, Branar, Nanerth, Pant-y-Manus, Pentre-Wern, and Ranhir. ...


Acres, 7,753. Real property, £4,159. Pop., 1,245. Houses, 265. The property is divided among a few. Hafodunos House, a Tudor mansion, is the seat of the Lloyds. The land is hilly; and the rocks contain lead and copper ores. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £300. * Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is dedicated to St. Digain, is very good, and contains monuments of the Lloyds. Charities, £23.

Llangernyw through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6389

Date accessed: 28th May 2017


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