Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Aberconway Bartholomew
CONWAY a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
CONWAY (The) a river Imperial

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bodafon place with public school Bartholomew

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 Conway 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
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 2
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 10: Flintshire 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 2: Dundee, Aberdeen and the Highlands 1
John Wesley 1754-6: Retirement in Paddington; Wesley Slandered; Premonitions 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
Deganwy 0 2
Llan Rhos 0 3
Llandudno Junction 0 2
Y Gyffin 0 2
Llandudno 0 2
Llangystennin 0 2
Creuddyn 0 2
Penrhyn 0 1
Trallwyn 0 1
Gogarth 0 2
Llangelynnin 0 2
Mochdre 0 2
Dwygyfylchi 0 2
Penmaen Mawr 7 2
Llansanffraid Glan Conway 0 2
Great Ormes Head 0 2
Bodnod 0 2
Llandrillo Yn Rhos 0 2
Cilgwyn 0 2
Colwyn Bay 0 1