Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Tywyn. You may be able to find further references to Tywyn in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Towyn watering-place, market town, and parish with railway station Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Tywyn.

Place Type of entry Source
ABERDOVEY, or Aberdyfi a seaport village and a chapelry Imperial
BRYNYORUG a village Imperial
CEFNRHOS-ISAF and CEFNRHOS-UCHAF, or Isaf-Cefnrhos and Uchaf-Cefnrhos two townships Imperial
CYNFALFACH and CYNFALFAWR two townships Imperial
DANDDYFRYN a township Imperial
FAENOL, or Vainol a township Imperial
GWYDDALFYNYDD a township Imperial
LLANERCHGOEDIOG a township Imperial
MAESYTREFNANT a township Imperial
PERTHY-CITIAU a hamlet Imperial
PONTFATHEW a village Imperial
TREFRION a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Tywyn within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 5: Merioneth 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Faenol 0 2
Rhyd Yr Onen 0 1
Bryncrug 0 4
Peniarth 0 1
Llwyn 0 2
Aberdovey 0 2
Bodgadfan 0 2
Llanegryn 0 2
Llwyngwrll 0 2
Llangelynnin 0 2
Maestrefnant 0 1
Henllys 0 2
Llangynfelyn 0 2
Abergynolwyn 0 2
Eglwys Fach 0 2
Borth 0 2
Llanfihangel Y Pennant 0 2
Tre Taliesin 0 2
Cedris 0 2
Uwchygarreg 0 1