Tal Y Llyn  Merionethshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tal Y Llyn like this:

TALYLLYN, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Dolgelly district, Merioneth. The village stands on a picturesque lake, at the terminns of a branch railway, under Cader-Idris, 6¾ miles NE of Towyn; and has a post-office under Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire, and a small inn. The parish consists of three townships and parts of two other s; and comprises 15,182 acres. ...

Rated property, £2,778. Pop. in 1851, 1,123; in 1861, 1,284- house s, 274. The property is divided among a few. The branch railway hither was authorized in 1865; and it deflects from the Aberystwith line at Towyn. Much of the land is mountainous; and many parts are grandly picturesque. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Bangor. Value, £84. Patron, the Bishop of B. The church is early English. There are two Calvinistic Methodist chapels.—The sub-district contains six parishes. Acres, 73,066. Pop., 4,839. Houses, 1,065.

Tal Y Llyn through time

Tal Y Llyn is now part of Gwynedd district. Click here for graphs and data of how Gwynedd has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Tal Y Llyn itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tal Y Llyn, in Gwynedd and Merionethshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th August 2019

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