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Mostyn
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SJ155805
Administration
Principal area: Flintshire
Nation: Wales
Other
Traditional county: Flintshire
Ceremonial county: Clwyd
Post office and telephone
Post town: HOLYWELL
Postcode: CH8
Dialling code: +44-1745
Politics
UK Parliament: Delyn
European Parliament: Wales

Mostyn is a small town in Flintshire, north Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Dee. The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom — England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland — collectively, but as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² Ethnicity: 97. ... Wales has thirteen traditional counties (or vice counties). ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ... Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, formed from the traditional counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire, and parts of Merionethshire. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK and Australian postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... To see the list in alphabetical order see the categories UK Parliamentary constituencies and UK Parliamentary constituencies (historic). ... Delyn is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, created for the 1983 General Election. ... Jump to: navigation, search The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town In American English, a town is usually a municipal corporation that is smaller than a city but larger than a village. ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² Ethnicity: 97. ... Jump to: navigation, search Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing numerous ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits and services. ... Old Dee Bridge, River Dee, Chester, England (2002) The River Dee (Welsh: Afon Dyfrdwy) is a 70 mile (110 km) long river, which rises in Snowdonia, Wales and discharges to the sea a few miles west of Liverpool. ...


It is known as a port from which ferries sail to Dublin on the route advertised as Liverpool to Dublin. Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 A port is a facility at the edge of an ocean, river, or lake for receiving ships and transferring cargo and persons to them. ... Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Irelands east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin region. ... Jump to: navigation, search Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough on Merseyside in north west England, on the north side of the Mersey estuary. ...


Mostyn is also an the name of an itinerant west country DBA known for his occasional email word-burgers.


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Mostyn Estates & Llandudno (518 words)
The majority of the town as we know it today was laid out in 1849 by the Mostyn family, who leased most of the plots for development and influenced the building design and uses of land.
Generations of the Mostyn family have been instrumental in preserving the rich heritage of Llandudno and promoting the development and economic prosperity of the area.
Tom Mostyn was the husband of Lady Henrietta Augusta Lloyd Mostyn and tragically died young.
GENUKI : Flintshire, Mostyn, Christ Church (648 words)
The new parish of Mostyn was created by an Order in Council, on 23 May 1844, from the townships of Bychton, Mertyn Isglan, and part of Trefostyn, all of which had been in the parish of Whitford until that date.
Mostyn, and thence partly in the same direction and partly towards the N.W. along such wall to the point where the same terminates, and thence towards the N.E. in a straight direction till it reaches the aforesaid Estuary or marsh.
The new parish of Mostyn was assigned to the No. 1 ("Whitford") sub-district of the Holywell Registration District, which was co-extensive with the Holywell poor law Union.
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