In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bryneglwys like this:
BRYN-EGLWYS, a parish in the district of Corwen, and county of Denbigh; 6 miles NE of Corwen r. station, and 11 WNW of Ruabon. It is divided into the townships of Bodynwydag, Bryntangor, Fanybedwell, Gwrthrina, and Llan; and it has a post office under Corwen. Acres, 3,283. Real property, £2,737. ...
Pop., 444. Houses, 89. The property is divided among a few. Much of the surface is upland. There is a mineral spring. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £90.* Patron, Sir W. W. Wynne, Bart. The church is rather bad. There are Calvinistic Methodist and Wesleyan chapels. A school has £12 from endowment; and other charities £3.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bryneglwys in Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd April 2017
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