Close to the banks of the Gwaun is the pretty estate of Glyn-y-mel, for many years the residence of Richard Fenton (1746-1821), the celebrated antiquary and historian of Pembrokeshire.
From Llangollen, through the Glyn Dyfrdwy (Dee Vale).
In 1810 the combined population of Llanelly, with its four subsidiary hamlets of Berwick, Glyn, Hencoed and Westowe, only amounted to 2972; in 1840 the inhabitants of the borough hamlet alone had risen to 4173.
On the Welsh side something is given by the bards Iolo Goch and Lewis Glyn Cothi.
Glyn, a glen or narrow valley - Glyncothi, Tyglyn.
C. Glyn as History of Civilization in the Fifth Century (London, 1868); Documents inedits pour servir d l'histoire de l'Italie depuis le VIIIeme siècle jusqu'au XIPme (Paris, 1850); Les pontes franciscains Italie au XIIIeme siècle (Paris, 1852).
In 1791 Alexander Falconbridge (formerly a surgeon on board slave ships) collected the surviving fugitives and laid out a new settlement (Granville's Town); and the promoters of the enterprise - Granville Sharp, William Wilberforce, Sir Richard Carr Glyn, &c. - hitherto known as the St George's Bay Company, obtained a charter of incorporation as the Sierra Leone Company, with Henry Thornton as chairman.
This, post he held till 1862, when he became chief officer in the banking-house of Glyn, Mills & Co., in whose employ he remained until 1881.