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Many historic sources, such as censuses, civil registration documents or wills may give different versions of a place name and be prepared for some strange spelling variations!

Welsh Name English Name County Name
Aberafan Aberavon Glamorgan
Aberconwy Conway Carnarvon
Abercynffig Aberkenfig Glamorgan
Aberdâr Aberdare Glamorgan
Aberdaugleddau Milford Haven
Aberdyfi Aberdovey
Abergwaun Fishguard
Abermaw Barmouth
Aberpennar Mountain Ash
Aberhonddu Brecon
Abertawe Swansea Glamorgan
Aberteifi Cardigan (town) Cardigan
Arbeth Narbeth
Bangor Is Y Coed Bangor On Dee
Bimwares Beaumaris Gwynedd
Blaenafon Blaenavon
Brychdyn Broughton
Brynbuga Usk
Bwcle Buckley
Caerdydd Cardiff Glamorgan
Caerfyrddin Carmarthen Carmarthen
Caerffili Caerphilly
Caergybi Holyhead Gwynedd
Caernarfon Carnarvon or Caernarvon
Cas-gwent Chepstow Monmouth
Casnewydd Newport (Gwent) Monmouth
Castellnewydd Emlyn Newcastle Emlyn
Castell-nedd Neath Glamorgan
Cei Conna Connah's Quay Flintshire
Ceredigion or Sir Aberteifi Cardiganshire
Chwitffordd Whitford Flintshre
Coed-duon Blackwood
Coed Llai Leeswood
Conwy Conway
Crucywel Crickhowell
Cydweli Kidwelly
Dinbych Denbigh Denbighshire
Dinbych y Pysgod Tenby Pembroke
Erbistog Erbistock
Eryri Snowdonia
Glyn Ebwy Ebbw Vale
Helygain Halkyn Flintshire
Llanandras Presteigne
Llanbedr Pont Steffan Lampeter
Llandrindod Llandrindod Wells
Llanelwy St. Asaph
Llanelli Llanelly
Llaneurgain Northop Flintshire
Llanfair-ym-muallt Builth Wells
Llanfor Llanfawr
Llanilltud Fawr Llantwit Major
Llanisien Llanishen
Llannerch Panna Penley
Llanymddyfri Llandovery
Llwchwr Loughor
Maesyfed New Radnor
Marchwiail Marchwiel
Merthyr Tudful Merthyr Tydfil Glamorgan
Mwynglawdd Minera
Owrtyn Overton
Penarlâg Hawarden
Penfro Pembroke Pembroke
Pen-y-bont (ar Ogwr) Bridgend
Ponciau Ponkey
Porthaethwy Menai Bridge
Porthmadog Portmadoc
Porth Tywyn Burry Port
Rhaeadr Rhayader
Rhaglan Raglan
Rhiwabon Ruabon (or Rhuabon) Denbigh
Rhuthun Ruthin
Rhydaman Ammanford
Rhymni Rhymney
Trefaldwyn Montgomery
Trefalun Allington
Trefyclo Knighton
Trefynwy Monmouth Monmouth
Trefdraeth Newport (Pembrokeshire) Pembroke
Treffynnon Holywell
Trelawnyd Newmarket
Treorci Treorchy
Tyddewi St. David's Pembroke
Wrecsam Wrexham Denbigh
Y Bers Bersham
Y Bontfaen Cowbridge
Y Drenewydd Newtown
Y Felinheli Port Dinorwic
Y Fenni Abergavenny
Y Gelli Hay-on-Wye
Yr Hôb Hope
Y Trallwng Welshpool
Y Waun Chirk
Yr Wyddfa Snowdon
Yr Wyddgrug Mold Flint
Ynys Enlli Bardsey Island
Ynys Môn (Isle of) Anglesey



 

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