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Welsh place names in the Creuddyn Peninsula (Llandudno and district)

H. Clayton Jones

Welsh place names in the Creuddyn Peninsula (Llandudno and district)

by H. Clayton Jones

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Published by 5th Battalion Caernarvonshire Home Guard .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Liet. H. Clayton Jones.
The Physical Object
Pagination15p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15551851M

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Welsh place names in the Creuddyn Peninsula (Llandudno and district) by H. Clayton Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Creuddyn Peninsula (Welsh: Y Creuddyn) is the geographical term for a small peninsula in the county borough of Conwy in includes Llandudno, Rhos-on-Sea, Deganwy, Penrhyn Bay and Llandudno combined population of the peninsula is 38, [citation needed]The Great Orme lies at the end of the peninsula, and nearby is the Little Orme.

Welcome to the website of the Welsh Place-name Society. The general aim of the Society is to: Promote the awareness, study and understanding of the place-names of Wales; Consider the relationship between the place-names of Wales and the languages, landscape, history and culture of the country; Protect the place-names of Wales.

List Of Common Welsh Surnames With Meanings 1. Awbrey. The Norman name arrived in Wales after the Norman Conquest of the Wales region. The original bearer of the name was known to live in a place planted with elder trees, and it is also a derivation of Baptismal name.

Llandudno (/ l æ n ˈ d ɪ d n oʊ /) is a town, seaside resort and community in the Conwy County Borough, is located on the Creuddyn Peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea, in the historic county of community currently has a population of 20, Llandudno is the largest seaside resort in Wales, and as early as was being called "The Queen of the Welsh Ceremonial county: Clwyd.

The meanings of Welsh place names are often very transparent to Welsh speakers. Abertawe, for instance, is the aber ('estuary') of the river the English name for the city – Swansea – is not 'the sea of swans', even though 'The Swans' is the nickname of Swansea City Football fact, the name has its origins in the Norse language of the Vikings.

Welsh place-names are very descriptive as the language has not changed significantly for centuries. By contrast, many places in England have Viking or Anglo-Saxon names which use words that are not in use in the English Language today.

Welsh place names are often based on words that describe a landmark or feature of the countryside. Coedwigoedd Penrhyn Creuddyn/Creuddyn Peninsula Woods SAC Version: Final (Minor map edit, August ) Date: 11 March Approved by: Tim Jones, 12 March More detailed maps of management units can be provided on request.

A Welsh version of all or part of this document can be made available on request. Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea.

In the UK census, the community, which includes Penrhyn Bay and Penrhynside, had a population of 20, The Welsh name for Wales is “Cymru” which is pronounced “Kumree” and means “the land of comrades.” It first appeared in print in the 7 th Century in the poem “Modiant Cadwallon” by Afan Ferddig, though it is likely much older.

Caerdydd. You might know this place by its English name, which is Cardiff, the capital of Wales. InJohn Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Creuddyn like this.

CREUDDYN, a hundred and a sub-district in hundred lies on the coast, E of the river Conway; includes the peninsula, terminating in Great Orme's. Llan (Welsh pronunciation:) and its variants (Breton: lan; Cornish: lann; Pictish: lhan) are a common placename element in Brythonic (often mutated) name of the relevant saint or location follows the element: for example "Llanfair" is the parish or settlement around the church of St.

Mair (Welsh for "Mary"). The various forms of the word are cognate with English land and lawn. Most place names in Wales derive from the Welsh language, but have in many cases also been influenced by English language over the centuries.

Many place names have been variously affected by social and economic changes in the country. The Industrial Revolution saw the development of many new towns and villages, particularly in the south. Some of these used already existing place names.

This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable ced material may be challenged and removed August ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). This is a list of settlements on the Creuddyn peninsula in North Wales.

Name: Llandudno. Age: Old. There’s been a settlement here on the Creuddyn peninsula in North Wales since the stone age. Famous for: Mining heritage, splendid Victorian architecture and.

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Everyday low Reviews: 7. The list of historic Welsh places has added nearlyadditional names to its website.

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