Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about St Asaph. You may be able to find further references to St Asaph in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
ASAPH (St.) a city Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with St Asaph.

Place Type of entry Source
Bodeigan locality Bartholomew
BODEIGAN a township Imperial
Bodelwyddan ecclesiastical district, village, and seat Bartholomew
BODLLEWYDDAN a chapelry Imperial
BRYNPOLYN a township Imperial
Cilowen place Bartholomew
CILO WEN a township Imperial
Gwerneigron hamlet Bartholomew
GWERNEIGRON a township Imperial
GWERNGLEFRYD a township Imperial
PENGWERN a township Imperial
RHYLLON a township Imperial
TALAR a township Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to St Asaph within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Rest of Wales 3
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 10: Flintshire 1
William Camden The Division of Britaine 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Talar 0 1
Gwernglefryd 0 1
Bodelwyddan 0 2
Brynbychan 0 2
Cefn 4 2
Brynpolyn 0 2
Cefn Meiriadog 0 2
Clwyd 0 2
Cilowen 0 1
St George 0 3
Pentre 0 1
Rhuddlan 1 4
Cwm 0 2
Trefnant 0 2
Maenefa 0 1
Talybryn 0 1
Diserth 0 2
Rhydorddwy 0 1
Rhyl 0 2
Tremeirchion 0 4