Moelyci in 1768

Fig. 3 The Moelyci field system in 1768
UWB Penrhyn Further Addl. MS 2944 Courtesy Archives Dept.Bangor University

 Fig. 4 Moelyci field names in 1768
UWB Penrhyn Further Addl. MS 2943 Courtesy Archives Dept.Bangor University

 

 

English translations of 1768 Moelyci field names

Field

Name

English

Acres

Poles, Perches etc

A

 

House and yards

0

0

21

B

Buarth Helyg

Livestock pen in the Willows

3

3

32

C

Gweirglodd fawr

Large hay meadow

21

12

4

D

Cae'r Gôf

The Smith's Field

12

0

3

E

Bryn y Ddeiol

The Hill of [uncertain]

3

1

33

F

Cae Cam

Crooked Field

2

0

35

G

Gweirglodd goch

The red hay - meadow

7

0

22

H

Cae'r Efail

Field of the Smithy

2

0

38

I

Cae'r Maheryn

The Field of the Ram

2

0

25

K

Gweirglodd y Barty

Party Hay meadow

2

0

16

L

Cae'r Pandy

Field of the fulling mill

9

0

37

M

Cae'r Dwr

Water field

3

0

8

N

Llain Drws Ysgubor

Barn entrance quillet

6

3

37

O

Caer Park

Garden or Park Field

9

0

0

P

Bryn Goleu

Bright (because less wooded) hill

5

3

9

Q

Buarth Ysgubor

Barn livestock pen

0

2

28

R

Caer hannerty

Hut field

3

2

14

S

Caer Wynn

Lambing field

1

3

11

T

Gweirglodd gron

Round hay meadow

1

3

38

U

Cae'r Wrach

Witch's field

5

2

16

W

Ditto

Ditto

1

0

20

X

Cae Newyd

New field

11

3

0

Y

Cae'r Pistil yr Eurich

Field of the Tinker's or Goldsmith's spring

2

0

34

Z

Tir du

Dark land

8

2

31

a

Ditto

Ditto

7

3

39

b

Frydd

Unenclosed common land

24

2

19

C

 

Potato Garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

161

2

30