In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanrhydd like this:
LLANRHYDD, a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh; 1½ mile W by S of Ruthin r. station. It includes part of Ruthin borough, and contains Ruthin workhouse. Post town, Ruthin, Denbighshire. Acres with Ruthin parish, 1,989. Real property of Llanrhydd-Ucha, £1,520. Pop. of the entire parish, 965. ...
Houses, 209. Pop. of the part within Ruthin borough, 886. Houses, 1 91. The property is much subdivided. Plas-Llanrhydd is the seat of G. Johnson, Esq. There is a mineral spring. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Ruthin, in the diocese of St. Asaph. The church was recently restored, and contains a fine monument to the Thelwalls. Charities, £6.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanrhydd in Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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