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Llansanffraid Glyndyfrdwy  Merionethshire

 

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

LLANSAINTFFRAID-GLYN-DYFRDWY, a parish, with a village, in Corwen district, Merioneth; on the river Dee, 2 miles E of Corwen r. station. It has a postoffice under Corwen. Acres, 693. Real property, £667. Pop. in 1851,137; in 1861,161. Houses, 33. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of slate-quarrying. The property is divided among four. Rhagalt is the seat of E. Lloyd, Esq. The parish is hilly, and has fine views. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £98.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church is good.

Llansanffraid Glyndyfrdwy through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6621

Date accessed: 25th November 2017


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