HistoryPoints News

Oct 19, 2017

Flintshire place-names demystified

Congratulations to our contributor Prof Hywel Wyn Owen on the launch of his book The Place-Names of Flintshire last night. The book, which Hywel ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

co-authored with the late Ken Lloyd Gruffydd was launched at Gwyl Daniel Owen in Mold. Published by University of Wales Press, it provides a fascinating insight into the origins and meanings of the names of settlements and geographical features across the county. As it happens, Hywel's first contribution to HistoryPoints was this concise text about the intriguing place-name Llinegr, on the Flintshire coast, in 2012.