Llanrwst  Denbighshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Llanrwst like this:

Llanrwst, market town and township (ry. sta. Llanrwst and Trefriw), Denbighshire, and par., partly also in Carnarvonshire - par., 13,458 ac., pop. 4693; township, 15,837 ac., pop. 4260; town, on river Conway, 11 miles S. of Llandudno Junction, pop. 3688; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday. Tanning, malting, and the mfr. of woollen goods are the chief industries. A steep bridge which here stretches across the river Conway is said to have been erected in 1630.

Llanrwst through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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