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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
Aberhonddu Brecon
Abermaw Barmouth
Aberpennar Mountain Ash
Aberriw Berriew Montgomery
Abertawe Swansea Glamorgan
Aberteifi Cardigan (town) Cardigan
Arbeth Narbeth
Bae Colwyn Colwyn Bay Denbigh
Bangor Is Y Coed Bangor On Dee Flint and Denbigh
Bimwares Beaumaris Gwynedd
Blaenafon Blaenavon
Brychdyn Broughton
Brynbuga Usk
Bwcle Buckley Flint
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
Cegidfa Guilsfield Montgomery
Cei Conna Connah's Quay Flint
Ceredigion or Sir Aberteifi Cardiganshire
Chwitffordd Whitford Flint
Coed-duon Blackwood
Coed Llai Leeswood
Conwy Conway
Croesgob Bistre Flint
Crucywel Crickhowell
Cydweli Kidwelly
Dinbych Denbigh Denbigh
Dinbych y Pysgod Tenby Pembroke
Drenewydd Newtown Montgomery
Erbistog Erbistock Denbigh and Flint
Eryri Snowdonia
Ffordun Forden Montgomery
Gallt Melyd Meliden Flint
Glyn Ebwy Ebbw Vale
Gwyrddymp Worthenbury Flint
Helygain Halkyn Flint
Llai Llay Denbigh
Llanandras Presteigne
Llan Sain St. George Denbigh
Llanbedr Pont Steffan Lampeter
Llandrindod Llandrindod Wells
Llandysilio Yn Ial Llantysilio Denbigh
Llanelwy St. Asaph Flint and Denbigh
Llanelli Llanelly
Llaneurgain Northop Flint
Llanfair-ym-muallt Builth Wells
Llanfor Llanfawr
Llanilltud Fawr Llantwit Major
Llanisien Llanishen
Llannerch Banna Penley Flint
Llanymddyfri Llandovery
Llwchwr Loughor
Maesglas Greenfield Flint
Maesyfed New Radnor
Marchwiail Marchwiel Denbigh
Merthyr Tudful Merthyr Tydfil Glamorgan
Mwynglawdd Minera Denbigh
Niwbwrch Newborough Gwynedd
Owrtyn Overton Flint
Penarlâg Hawarden Flint
Penfro Pembroke Pembroke
Penstrywaid Penstrowed Montgomery
Pentrehobyn Pentrobin Flint
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 Denbigh
Rhydaman Ammanford
Rhymni Rhymney
Trefaldwyn Montgomery
Trefalun Allington
Treffynon Holywell Flint
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 Bers Berse Denbigh
Y Bontfaen Cowbridge
Y Ddiserth Dyserth Flint
Y Drenewydd Newtown
Y Felinheli Port Dinorwic
Y Fenni Abergavenny
Y Fflint Flint Flint
Y Gelli Hay-on-Wye
Y Groesffordd Gresford Denbigh
Yr Hôb Hope Flint
Y Trallwng Welshpool Montgomery
Y Waun Chirk Denbigh
Yr Orsedd Rossett Denbigh
Yr Wyddfa Snowdon
Yr Wyddgrug Mold Flint
Ynys Enlli Bardsey Island
Ynys Môn (Isle of) Anglesey



 

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