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LLANRWST

"LLANRWST, a parish and market town in the hundred of Isdulas, county Denbigh, and hundred of Nant-Conway, county Carnarvon, 10 miles S. of Conway, 16 S.W. of Denbigh, and 218 from London. The Conway and Llanrwst branch of the Chester and Holyhead railway has its terminus here. It is situated on the river Conway, which is here crossed by a steep bridge of three arches, built under the direction of Inigo Jones about 1636. The parish includes 7 townships, Garth-Garmon and Tre-ydre being among the principal." [From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

See the Genuki Denbighshire page for fuller details of this place

Bibliography
Business and Commerce Records
Church Records
Description and Travel
Gazetteers

Genealogy
Land and Property
Maps
Poorhouses, Poor Law etc
Public Records
Social Life and Customs 

Bibliography

Llyfrau Printiedig John Jones, Llanrwst, casgliad (collection) [ c. 1820]-[1860] - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales   "Collection of printed books published by John Jones, Llanrwst, [ c. 1820]-[1860], including 'Hanes Richard Turpin'; 'Robinson Crusoe'; 'A New English and Welsh Dictionary'; 'Tri Aderyn' by Morgan Llwyd; and 'Angeu' by Thomas Edwards (Twm o'r Nant)."

Brown, Colin. Clockmakers of Llanrwst : pre-industrial clockmaking in a Welsh market town.Wrexham : Bridge Books, 1993. 277p

Douglas Pennant, E H. Farms with a long history : [Tai-hirion and Tai-duon, Llanrwst]. Country Quest 30/10 (1990), p. 34-5

Heywood, Abel. A guide to Llanrwst and Bettws-y-coed : with notices of Capel Curig and Trefriw. Manchester : Heywood, [c1878] 16p

Hugh-Jones, Edward M.  Hugh Jones, 1815-1897 : rector of Llanrwst, Archdeacon of St. Asaph. [Wootton by Woodstock, Oxford] : E. M. Hugh-Jones, 1989. 12 sheets

Llanrwst town guide = Arweinlyfr tref Llanrwst. [Llanrwst] : [Llanrwst Town Council], [1988?]

Llanrwst Urban District, the official guide. Gloucester : British Publishing Co., [1973]

North Wales (northern section) : Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Conway, Penmaenmawr, Bangor, Anglesey, Betws-y-Coed, Llanrwst, Capel Curig, Caernarvon, etc.  London : Ward Lock, 1979. 192p

Tucker, Norman. St. Grwst's Church, Llanrwst, 1470-1970. [Llanrwst] : [St. Grwst's Church], [1970?] 15p

Tucker, Norman. Llanrwst : the history of a market town. Ashbourne : Landmark, 2002. 111p

Vernon, Robert W. Conservation of mining sites in the Gwydyr Forest area of the Snowdonia National Park, [with special reference to Llanrwst Mine scheme]. Industrial Archaeology Review 12 (1989), p. 77-83

Wicklen, S I. History of printers and printing in Llanrwst. Conwy : Cader Idris Books, [1986] 30p

Williams, Eric. Ffarmio fel a fu [Carmel, Llanrwst]. Fferm a Thyddyn 8 (1991), p. 22-4

Williams, V. Atgofion am gylch Llanrwst a'r Dyffryn. Fferm a Thyddyn 20 (1997), p. 17-18

Williams, V. Atgofion am ardal Carmel, Llanrwst. Fferm a Thyddyn 23 (1999), p. 8

Williams, William. Ancient and historic Llanrwst : from the Henar Manuscripts etc. 1863 ?. 12p

Business and Commerce Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

Church Records

Joyce Hinde has supplied a list of Parish Registers held at the Caernarfon Area Record Office.

Capel Bethel, Melin-y-Coed, Llanrwst, cofysgrifau (records) 1933-1940 - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales     "Adeiladwyd y Capel ym 1827 ym Melin-y-Coed, ym mhlwyf Llanrwst, Sir Ddinbych. Codwyd y capel hwn mewn ymateb i lwyddiant yr Ysgol Sul yn yr ardal a ddechreuodd oddeutu 1793."

Description and Travel

Pont Llanrwst - on the Madog.org site

Llanrwst Railway station - on Wikipedia

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

Land and Property

Plas Tirion, Llanrwst - on the People's Collection Wales site    "Plas Tirion, near Llanrwst, is a 16th century two-storey house, originally constructed of rubble with slate roofs and tall stone chimney stacks.........."

Soflan, Llanrwst - on the People's Collection Wales site      "Soflan farmhouse, Llanrwst, was built in the early 17th century ....." Llanrwst Inclosure Book (Photocopy) [copy of original dating from 1812-1828] - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales     

Maps

View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries

Gwynedd Family History Society  have a diagram of the ecclesiastical parishes of Caernarfonshire (under Publications)  - with some links to photographs of parish churches

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Llanrwst Poor Law Union records 1837-1903  - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

Social Life and Customs

Cr Meibion Llanrwst a'r Cylch, casgliad (collection) [1940]-1966 - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"Records of Llanrwst and District Male Voice Choir, including membership book, [1940]-[1960]; and minute books, 1950-1966"

 


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