Gwydir, Conwy, Wales Genealogy
Guide to Gwydir, Conwy, Wales ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
History[edit | edit source]
In the 1870s: "GWYDIR, a township in Llanrwst parish, Carnarvon; on the river Conway, under Moel-Siabod, 1 mile SSW of LlanrwST. Acres, 7, 621. Real property, £1, 551. Pop., 400. Houses, 80. The manor belonged to the Berties and the Wynns; belongs now to Lord Willoughby d'Eresby; and gives him the title of Baron. Gwydir House, his lordship's seat, includes part of a mansion, built in 1555 by Sir John Wynn; consists chiefly of an addition made in 1816; contains some fine antique rooms, with antique furniture; and stands amid grounds with picturesque features, and commanding, at some points, very charming views." [Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, John Marius Wilson, 1870-72]
For more information see Genuki - Llanrwst