Searching for "ALYN"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Caergwrle Flintshire Alyn, 5 miles NW. of Wrexham and 190 miles NW. of London, 1201 ac., pop. 1039; P.O., T.O.; has relics Bartholomew
    CREIOGIOG-IS-GLAN and CREIOGIOGUWCH-GLAN Denbighshire parish, Denbigh; on the river Alyn, under the Flint hills, 5½ miles ESE of Ruthin. Pop., 36 and 137. Imperial
    DEE (The) Cheshire Alyn. Great viaducts of the Shrewsbury railway and the Chester and Holyhead railway, and an aqueduct of the Ellesmere canal Imperial
    GRESFORD Denbighshire Alyn, adjacent to the Chester and Shrewsbury railway, gear Wats Dyke, 3 miles NNE of Wrexham; is a very charming Imperial
    Hespalyn Flintshire Hespalyn , reach of the river Alyn, Flint, near Cilcen. Bartholomew
    HESP-ALYN Flintshire ALYN , a reach of the river Alyn, near Kilken, in Flint. The river here suddenly doubles on its course, and runs Imperial
    Llanferras Denbighshire Llanferras , par. and vil., Denbighshire, on river Alyn, 5½ miles NE. of Ruthin, 3867 ac., pop. 690. Bartholomew
    LLANFERRAS Denbighshire Alyn, 4 miles SW of Mold r. station, and 5½ ENE of Ruthin. Post town, Mold, Flintshire. Acres, 3,754. Real Imperial
    Llay Denbighshire Gresford par., Denbighshire, on Offa's Dyke and river Alyn, 4 miles N. of Wrexham, 2252 ac. (22 water), pop. 550. Bartholomew
    LLAY Denbighshire river Alyn, 4¼ miles N of Wrexham. Acres, 2,161. Real property, £4,084. Pop., 489. Houses, 103. Imperial
    Mold Flintshire Alyn, 6 miles S. of Flint by road, and 13¼ miles W. of Chester and 192 NW. of London Bartholomew
    MOLD Flintshire Alyn, and on the line of railway from Chester to Denbigh, in the centre of a rich mineral region, near Imperial
    Mount Alyn Denbighshire Mount Alyn , seat, on river Alyn, Denbighshire, 4 miles N. of Wrexham. Bartholomew
    MOUNT-ALYN Flintshire ALYN , the seat of the Godwin family in the SE of Flint; on the river Alyn, 4¼ miles N of Wrexham Imperial
    Nantyfridd Flintshire picturesque glen, Flintshire, in S. of co., 1 mile SW. of Caergwrle; is traversed by an affluent of river Alyn. Bartholomew
    NANT-Y-FUDD Flintshire glen in the S of Flint; traversed by an affluent of the river Alyn, 1 mile S W of Caergwrle. Imperial
    PONT-BLYDDYN Flintshire Alyn and on the Mold railway, 2 miles S E of Mold; and is in Lees-wood township. The chapelry Imperial
    Rossett Denbighshire
    dist., pop. 1459; vil., on river Alyn, 5 miles NE. of Wrexham; P.O., T.O.; near vil. is Rossett House , seat. Bartholomew
    ROSSETT Denbighshire Alyn, adjacent to the Chester and Oswestry railway, 5 miles N N E of Wrexham; and has a station on the railway Imperial
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