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Llanarmon Yn Ial  Denbighshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanarmon Yn Ial like this:

LLANARMON, a parish and a sub-district in Ruthin district, Denbigh. The parish lies on the river Alen, 5 miles ESE of Ruthin r. station; has a post office under Mold, Flintshire, and fairs on 30 July and 19 Oct.; and contains the townships of Llan, Alltgymbyd, Benhadlen, Bodidris, Bodidris-Truam, Bodigre'r-Abbot, Bodigre'rYarll, Creiogiog-Is-Glan, Creiogiog-Uwch-Glan, Chwyleiriog, Cyfnant, Erryrys, Gelligynnan, and Gwaenyffymon. ...


Acres, 11,241. Real property, £7,941. Pop., 2,019. Houses, 423. The property is much subdivided. The surface is rugged and mountainous; includes much of the ' ' wild hills of Yale; ''and is dominated by Cyrn-y-brain, rising to the altitude of 1,857 feet. Tommen-y-Vardra fort, and Bwlch-Agricla pass are in the neighbourhood. Lead mines are at Erryrys. PlasBodidris is an old seat of the Vaughans of Corsygedol. A castle of Owen Gwynedd was at Yale. There are many tumuli, in which urns containing the ashes of burnt bones have been found. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £350.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church contains an effigies of a knight, an effigies of Abbot Grufydd ap Llewelyn of Valle Crucis, monuments of the Lloyds, and a curious brass chandelier, supposed to have been brought from Valle Crucis abbey. The p. curacy of Erryrys is a separate benefice. There are an endowed school with £33 a year, and other charities £21.—The sub-district contains also two other parishes. Acres, 18,385. Pop., 3,196. Houses, 678.

Llanarmon Yn Ial through time

Llanarmon Yn Ial is now part of Denbighshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Denbighshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llanarmon Yn Ial itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanarmon Yn Ial in Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11692

Date accessed: 17th October 2017


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