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Abergynolwyn, or Abergwynolwyn, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Abergynolwyn, or Abergwynolwyn, a village in Merionethshire, 7 miles NE of Towyn, with a station on the Tal-y-llyn narrow-gauge railway. It is situated partly in the parish of Tal-y-llyn and partly in that of Llanfihangel, and is chiefly occupied by quarrymen. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bangor, united with Llanfihangel-y-Pennant; net value, £260. Patron, the Bishop of Bangor. It has a post and money order office (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Towyn (R.S.O.)

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

Land and Property

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


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CountyGwynedd - Gwynedd
Postal districtLL36
Post TownTywyn