Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Penmaenmawr village with railway station 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 Penmaen Mawr 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.
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 2
William Camden Rest of Wales 1
William Camden Smaller Islands in the British Ocean 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 12, Part 1: South-Western Scotland 1
Thomas Pennant August 18-29: Sutherland and Caithness 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
Dwygyfylchi 0 2
Y Gyffin 0 2
Llangelynnin 0 2
Llanfairfechan 0 2
Conway 9 4
Isaf 0 2
Deganwy 0 2
Llan Rhos 0 3
Llandudno Junction 0 2
Trallwyn 0 1
Llanbedrycennin 0 2
Caerhun 3 2
Llechwedd Isaf 0 1
Gogarth 0 2
Llandudno 0 2
Aber 0 2
Bodnod 0 2
Llangystennin 0 2
Great Ormes Head 0 2
Llansanffraid Glan Conway 0 2