Dinorwig, Gwynedd Genealogy

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History

PORT-DINORWIG, a sea-port village in Llanfairis-Gaer parish, Carnarvon; on Menai strait, adjacent to the Bangor and Carnarvon railway, and at the terminus of a railway from the Llanberis slate quarries, 3½ miles N N E of Carnarvon. It has a station on the B. andrailway, and a post-office‡ under Bangor; it serves for the embarkation of the slates from Llanberis; and it has a small harbour, with safe anchorage for about 120vessels of 200 tons burden. (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, John Marius Wilson, 1870-72.) For more information see Llanfair Is Gaer, Caernarvonshire at genuki.org.uk


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