Trefriw  Caernarvonshire


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

TREFRIW, a parish, with a village, in the district of Llanrwst and county of Carnarvon; on the river Conway, 2 miles NW of Llanrwst r. station. It has a post-office designated Trefriw, Carnarvonshire, an inn, and three annual fairs; and it conducts some river commerce in timber and slate. Acres, with Llanrhychwyn, 9,576. ...

Real property of T. alone, £1,697; of which £37 are in quarries. Pop., 483. Houses, 98. The property is divided among a few. A seat of Llewelyn was here. The living is a rectory, united with Llanrhychwyn, in the diocese of Bangor. Value, £168.* Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church was built in 1230.

Trefriw through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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