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Glyndyfrdwy, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Glyndyfrdwy, an ecclesiastical parish in Corwen parish, Merionethshire, on the river Dee, 5 miles E of Corwen, with a post, money order, and telegraph office under Llangollen, and a station on the Ruabon and Corwen branch of the G.W.R. It takes its name from the river Dyfrdwy, which means " the divine water." Population, 576. The parish became a separate charge in 1859, having been previously amiexed to the rectory of Corwen. The property belonged to Owen Glyndwr, and passed to *the Salusburys and th& Vaughans. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Sfc Asaph; commutation tithes, £225. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. There are Baptist, Congregational, Calvinistic Methodist, and Wesleyan chapels.

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

Land and Property

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