Holyhead Anglesea Principal Inhabitants Universal British Directory 1791

The following are the principal inhabitants: Gentry Bulkeley Mrs. widow Jeston Mr. Thomas Jones Mrs. widow, Glanrason Jones Mrs. widow, Bodnyfa Owen Madam, widow, Penrhose Robinson Miss Vickers’ Miss, Llanfawr Williams’s Miss

Hay (Brecknockshire) Universal British Directory 1791

Hay is 153 miles from London.  It has a market on Saturday; and three fairs, on May 17, August 12, and October 10.  It is seated between the rivers Wyall and Dulas, on the river Hay, over which is has a handsome stone bridge of seven arches.  It stands in …

Builth (Builth Wells) Universal British Directory 1791

Bealt, Beauhalt, or Builth, is situated in a most delightful spot, on the river Wye.  That it is a place of great antiquity is indisputable, though the learned are not agreed whether it was the Ballaeum Sylurum of the Romans, or not; however, that it was one of their stations …