Place:


Bers  Denbighshire

 

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

BERSHAM, a township and a chapelry in Wrexham parish, Denbigh. The township lies on the river Clwydog, near Wat's Dyke, 1 mile W of Wrexham r. station. Post Town, Wrexham. Acres, 1,901. Real property, £6,725. Pop., 3,073. Houses, 625. The Wrexham workhouse is here; and iron, lead, and coal works are carried on.—The chapelry bears the name of Bersham-Drelincourt or Berse-Drelincourt; and is a p. curacy in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £90.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. There are a Calvinistic Methodist chapel and an endowed school.

Bers through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1457

Date accessed: 19th October 2017


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