Ffynnongroyw and Mostyn place names

Ffynnongroyw and Mostyn place names

The name Ffynnongroyw came to local prominence relatively recently, probably after 1800. Previously Picton was the main settlement in the area. The growth of mining in the 19th century accelerated Ffynnongroyw’s development.

“Ffynnon” = well. “Croyw” = clear. The well can still be viewed today, beside what used to be the main road through Ffynnongroyw.

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