Holywell

Holywell, a market-town of Flintshire, has an elevated situation, 15 m. NW. of Chester; the principal industry is the smelting of lead, iron, copper, and zinc ores obtained from the surrounding mines; the famous well of St. Winifred (whence the name of the town) is over-built by a fine Perpendicular chapel.

Population (circa 1900) given as 3,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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