Guide to County Borough of Conwy, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
County Borough of Conwy - 1996
County Borough of Conwy - 1996 |The County Borough of Conwy in Wales, was formed as a Unitary Authority during the re-organisation of local government in Wales in 1996, by merging the districts of Aberconwy and Colwyn from the County of Gwynedd. Its was originally named Aberconwy and Colwyn but its council immediately renamed it to Conwy. |
The county borough stretches from the sea in the north to high moorland in the south, and contains the towns of Conwy,Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Abergele and Llanrwst.
Historically, the area lay in the historic counties of Caernarfonshire and Denbighshire.