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Llanferres  Denbighshire

 

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

LLANFERRAS, a parish, with a village, in Ruthin district, Denbigh; on the river Alyn, 4 miles SW of Mold r. station, and 5½ ENE of Ruthin. Post town, Mold, Flintshire. Acres, 3,754. Real property, £5,466; of which £3,000 are in mines. Pop., 754. Houses, 156. The property is all in on e estate. ...


¥ worked. The summit of a hill range, to the S of the village, commands a fine view of the vale of the Alyn and of the town of Ruthin. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £313.* Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church is dedicated to St. Berres, and is good. Charities, £20. Dr. Davies, author of the Welsh and Latin dictionary, was rector in 1630.

Llanferres through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2489

Date accessed: 24th October 2017


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