• Merioneth

    Merionethshire is a coastal county in North West Wales. It is a very beautiful county, and possibly the most Welsh county of them all. The estuary at Barmouth, looking upwards towards the mountains, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful spots in the whole county.
    The town of Barmouth grew around the shipbuilding industry, and more recently as a seaside resort. Harlech Castle stands high on the rock at Harlech.

    Towns: Bala, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Dolgellau, Barmouth.
    Industry: Agriculture, slate mining


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    Countywide interest

    Specific town and village interest

    Maps and photographs

    Register Offices

    De Meirionydd Council Offices,
    Cae Penarlag,
    LL40 2YB.
    Tel:01341 422341
    E-mail: dylannjones@gwynedd.gov.uk
    Cheques payable to The Superintendent Registrar.
    On-line indexes - NorthWales BMD

    Gwynedd - Penllyn (Bala) District
    Bala Register Office,
    Fron Fair,
    High Street,
    LL23 7AD

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