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Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

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Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

The Royal Borough of Beaumaris is the former county town of the island of Anglesey, Wales, and is located in the commote of Dindaethwy (and historic rural deanery of Tindaethwy) on the shore of the eastern entrance to the Menai Strait, the tidal waterway separating Anglesey from the coast of North Wales.
Administrative CountyIsle of Anglesey
Traditional CountyAnglesey
OS GridSH6076
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code+01248
Population< 2,040

Other names by which Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey has been known in the past

Baumaris ~ Beau Marish ~ Beau Marsh ~ Beaumarish ~ Bonover

Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Beaumaris, mun. bor. and par., seaport town, and watering-place, Anglesey, on the Menai Strait, near its junction with the Irish Sea, 7 miles NE. of Bangor and 238 miles NW. of London -- par., 1220 ac., pop. 1907; bor., 3159 ac., pop. 2239; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. There are ruins of a castle built by Edward I., and garrisoned (1643-1646) for Charles I. The harbour is very commodious. (For shipping statistics, see Appendix.) Beaumaris united with Amlwch, Holyhead, and Llangefni in sending 1 member to Parliament till 1885.

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