Tallis's Topographical Dictionary - Gazetteer of Wales
These webpages provide a searchable comprehensive gazetteer of Welsh towns, villages, and geographical features, transcribed from Tallis's Topographical Dictionary of England and Wales, published in the 1860s.
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- About: Tallis's Topographical Dictionary - explore the original source of all the gazetteer details and maps. Understanding the historical background will enable you to make best use of the information in the transcribed gazetteer.
- Gazetteers - search transcriptions of the gazetteers for details of your place(s) of interest.
Guidance instructions are provided, together with rapid access to each part of the gazetteer.
- Maps - study Tallis's fine county maps of Wales and the Marches, circa 1850.
This section provides access to high resolution images of Tallis's 1850 maps of the thirteen Welsh counties, together with the four English border counties (the Marches).