Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
DOLGELLY a town, a parish, and a district Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Brithdir Isaf and Brithdir Uchaf two hamlets Bartholomew
BRITHDIR-ISAF and BRITHDIR-UCHAF two townships Imperial
Bryncoedifor ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BRYNCOEDIFOR a chapelry Imperial
Cefn-yr-Owen hamlet Bartholomew
CEFN-YR-OWEN a township Imperial
Dolgledr hamlet Bartholomew
DOLGLEDR a township Imperial
DYFFRYDAN a township Imperial
Garthgynfawr hamlet Bartholomew
Henfelin school Bartholomew

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 Dolgelley 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.
William Camden Rest of Wales 1
Charles Wesley May 3 - Dec. 28, 1747: Wales and Ireland 1
Charles Wesley Sept. 1- Dec. 31, 1748: Ireland and central Wales 1
John Wesley 1749-50: Wesley and the Soldiers; In Ireland and Wales Again; Wesley Burned in Effigy 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 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
Penmaen Pool 0 2
Nannau 0 2
Dolgledr 0 2
Brithdir 0 2
Llaneltud 0 2
Ystradgwyn 0 1
Bont Ddu 0 1
Bryncoedifor 0 2
Tal Y Llyn 1 2
Llanfachreth 0 2
Llys Bradwen 0 2
Uwchygarreg 0 1
Llanaber 0 2
Arthog 0 2
Corris 0 2
Cedris 0 2
Llanfihangel Y Pennant 0 2
Cerist 0 2
Blaenglesyrch 0 2
Barmouth 0 3