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Bethania, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Bethania, a village 2½ miles from Festiniog, in Merionethshire, and less than a mile from Blaeuau Festiniog station on the Festiniog railway. It has a post and money order office under Blaenau Festiniog, which is the telegraph office. It ia chiefly inhabited by the men employed in the neighbouring slate quarries. It has a small church, and Calvinistic, Congregational, and Baptist chapels.

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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