Tremadoc  Caernarvonshire


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

TREMADOC, a small town, and a sub-district, in the district of Festiniog and county of Carnarvon. The town is in Ynyscynhaiarn parish; stands on the W side and a little above Traeth-Mawr, 1½ mile NNW of Porth-Madoc r. station, and 4½ ENE of Criccieth; was founded by Mr. Maddocks of Tanyrallt, at the reclaiming of Traeth-Mawr; is built in regular alignment, in the form of a square; and has a post-office under Carnarvon, a banking office, a hotel, a market house, a neat church with a spire, a weekly market on Friday, and six annual fairs. ...

-The sub-district contains six parishes. Acres, 55,407, Pop., 6,848. Houses, 1,374.

Tremadoc through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tremadoc, in Gwynedd and Caernarvonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th May 2022

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