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Towyn, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Towyn, an ecclesiastical parish in Abergele parish, Denbighshire, with a station at Foryd on the L. & N.W.R., 2 miles WNW of Pensam. It has a post office under Abergele (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Pensam. It was constituted in 1873: population, 407. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £197 with residence. The church is dedicated to St Mary.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

County Court districtRhyl 
DioceseSt. Asaph 
Ecclesiastical parishTowyn St. Mary 
Petty-Sessional DivisionIsdulas 
Poor Law unionSt. Asaph 
Registration districtSt. Asaph1837 - 1935
Registration sub-districtAbergele 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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