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Llanfwrog  Denbighshire

 

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

LLANFWROG, a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh; on the river Clwyd, and on the Denbigh, Ruthin, and Corwen railway; containing part of Ruthin borough, and including the townships of Pen-y-Coed, Cil-y-Groestwyd, Bodlyngharad-Isaf, Bodlyngharad-Uchaf, and Caltegfa. Post town, Ruthin, Denbighshire. ...


Acres, 3,068. Rated property, £4,455. Pop., 1,425. Houses, 355. Pop. of the part in Ruthin borough, 1,151. Houses, 293. The property is not much divided. Pool Park is a seat of Lord Bagot, was rebuilt in 1828, and is in the Tudor style. Woodlands, and Plâs-Newydd also are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaplh. Value, £456. Patron, the Bishop of St. David,s. 'T he church is double-bodied, and has some rather singular arcades. There are a Baptist chapel, an hospital with £100 a year from endowment, and other charities £9. The hospital is for ten poor persons, was erected in 1708, and was founded and endowed by Lady Jane Bagot.

Llanfwrog through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1366

Date accessed: 23rd June 2017


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