Searching for "PENLLYN"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ARRAN-FOWDDY, Arran-Gessel, and Arran penllyn Merionethshire
    penllyn, three chief summits of the Berwyn mountains, on the mutual boundary of Montgomery and Merioneth. They have altitudes of respectively Imperial
    ASAPH (St.) Flintshire Penllyn and Edeirnion includes the rectories of Bettws Gwerfyl-Goch, Llanderfel, Llangar, Llangower, Llan-saintffraid, and Llanycil, the vicarages of Corwen Imperial
    LLANDDEINIOLEN Caernarvonshire Penllyn was the abode of Margaret Uch Evan, called ' ' the queen of the lakes, ''and noted as an eminent hunter Imperial
    MERIONETH, or MERIONETHISHIRE Merionethshire Penllyn, and Talybont. The registration county takes in a township from Montgomeryshire, seven parishes and part of another from Denbighshire Imperial
    Penlline Glamorgan Glamorgan - par., 1962 ac., pop. 305; vil., 2 miles NW. of Cowbridge; P.O., called Penllyne ; near the vil. is Pennine Castle , a ruined ancient fortress. Bartholomew
    Penllyn Pembrokeshire Penllyn , extra parochial place, Pembrokeshire, near Cardigan, pop. 3. Bartholomew
    Penllyn Merionethshire Penllyn .-- hundred, Merioneth, in NE. of co., 58,292 ac., pop. 6740; contains 5 pars. Bartholomew
    PENLLYN Merionethshire PENLLYN , a hundred in the N E of Merioneth; containing Llandderfel parish, and four other parishes. Acres, 58, 292. Pop. in 1851, 6, 736; in 1861, 6, 352. Houses Imperial
    Penllyne Glamorgan Penllyne , Glamorgan; P.O. See PENLLINE. Bartholomew
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