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(Placename) a county of NW Wales, formed in 1974 from Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, part of Denbighshire, and most of Merionethshire; lost Anglesey and part of the NE in 1996: generally mountainous with many lakes, much of it lying in Snowdonia National Park. Administrative centre: Caernarfon. Pop: 117 500 (2003 est). Area: 2550 sq km (869 sq miles)


(ˈgwɪn ɛð)

a county in NW Wales. 236,000; 1493 sq. mi. (3866 sq. km).
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Despite the huge drop Tess was unharmed and owner Michelle Jones of Rhiwbryfdir praised rescuers for saving her plucky pooch.
Peacefully a t Ysbyty Gwynedd, aged 85 years of 8 Dinas Road, Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Elizabeth Joanna Rawley, formerly known as John, of Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog, was handed a 14-month prison term at Caernarfon Crown Court.
Peacefully at Ysbyty Gwynedd, aged 71 years of 12 Tai Dolawel, Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Catherine, known as Cathy, of Llwyn y Gell, Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog, had fallen ill two days before the day of her death which was last December 21.
John Owain Rawley, 41, formerly of Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd was jailed for two years and eight months at Mold Crown Court last May after also admitting possessing indecent images of children.
John Owain Rawley, 41, formerly of Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog, also admitted possessing indecent images of children, Mold Crown Court heard yesterday.
It originated at Rhiwbryfdir farm in 1818 and by the mid 1870s it's annual production was around 50,000 tons of finished slates with a workforce of 1,700.
John Owain Rowley, 41, of Salem Place, Rhiwbryfdir, Blaenau Ffestiniog, gave his name as Elizabeth Joanna Rowley when he appeared before Dolgellau magistrates yesterday.