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Tremadoc, Carnarvonshire

Historical Description

Tremadoc, a village in Ynyscynhaiarn parish, Carnarvonshire. It stands on the W side and a little above Traetb Mawr, 1½ mile NNW of Portmadoc, and was founded by Mr Madocks of Tanyrallt at the reclaiming of Traeth Mawr. It has a post and money order office under Portmadoc; telegraph office, Portmadoc. Tremadoc was a place of some importance before the rise of Portmadoc, and still has a market on Fridays, and fairs on 19 Feb., 13 April, and the second Friday in Dec. The county school of the Portmadoc district for intermediate and technical education is at Tremadoc. The church was built by Mr Madocks. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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

Land and Property

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