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The Cegid, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Cegid, The, a river of Carnarvonshire. It rises on the north of the Snowdon range, and runs 12 miles north-northwestward to the head of Beaumaris Bay, in the vicinity of Bangor. At its mouth is Port Penrhyn, a harbour formed by Lord Penrhyn for shipping the slates from his quarries, which are conveyed to the port by a mineral railway.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carnarvonshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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