Llangwm  Denbighshire


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

LLANGWM, or LLANGWYN, a township and a parish in the district of Corwen and county of Denbigh. The township lies on an affluent of the river Dee, 7½ miles W by N of Corwen r. station; and has a post office, of the name of Llangwm, under Corwen, and fairs on 8 March, 18 April, and 11 Aug. ...

The parish contains also the townships of Cefn-Cymer, Disgarth, Llan, Llysdimel, Molfre, Nant-Haulog, Penyfoed, and Rhos-y-Mambrych. Acres, 10,578. Real property, £4,215. Pop., 986. Houses, 194. Much of the surface is waste upland. A battle was fought within the parish, in the 10th century, between Eidwal and Meredydd, princes of Wales. The. living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £350. * Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. There are two chapels for Independents, two for Calvinistic Methodists, one for Wesleyans, and charities £8.

Llangwm through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2021

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