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.