Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for GWNNWS, or LLANWNNWS

GWNNWS, or LLANWNNWS, a parish and a sub district in Tregaron district, Cardigan. The parish lies on the river Ystwith, 6½ miles N of Tregaron r. station, and 12 SE of Aberystwith; and consists of the two townships of Lower Gwnnws and Upper Gwnnws. Post town, Devil's Bridge, under Aberystwith. Acres, 17, 959. Real property of L. G., £1, 373: of U. G., £1, 527. Pop., of L. G., 535; of U. G., 760. Houses, 105 and 146. An increase of pop. in U. G., to the amount of 128, occurred in the ten years prior to 1861; and was caused by then extension of lead mining.. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £106. Patron, Sir A. P. Chichester, Bart. A monumental stone, to the memory of a prince called Caradock, is in the churchyard. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.—The sub-district includes also three other parishes. Acres, 33, 140. Pop., 3, 423. Houses, 698.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish and a sub district"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Gwnnws AP       Gwnnws Isaf CP/Tn       Gwnnws Uchaf CP/Tn       Gwnnws SubD       Cardiganshire AncC
Place names: GWNNWS     |     GWNNWS OR LLANWNNWS     |     LLANWNNWS
Place: Gwnnws

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