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Llyn Morwynion, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Llyn Morwynion, a lake on the N border of Merionethshire, 6 miles E of Festiniog. Its name signifies the " Maidens' Lake," and arose from a story that a number of maidens drowned themselves in it in connection with a raid by the men of Ardudwy.

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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