In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd like this:
LLANBEDR-DYFFRYN-CLWYD, a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh; on the river Clwyd, under MoelFamman mountain, 2 miles NE of Ruthin r. station. It includes the townships of Bodelgar, Llwynedd, Rhiwia, and Treganol; and its Post town is Ruthin, Denbighshire. Acres, 2,900. Real property, £3,175. Pop., 431. Houses, 99. The property is divided among a few. Llanbedr Hall and Berth are chief residences. MoelFamman mountain has an altitude of 1,845 feet; and Moel-Veulli camp is at an altitude of 1,722 feet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £415.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church was built in 1863. Charities, £15. .
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd in Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd October 2014
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