In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Clocaenog like this:
CLOCAENOG (Isa and Ucha), a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh; on a branch of the river Clwyd, near the border of Merioneth, 3 miles SSW of Ruthin town and r. station. Post town, Ruthin, Denbighshire. Acres, 6, 671. Real property, £2, 329. Pop., 439. Houses, 90. The property is divided among a few. Much of the surface is upland. An inscribed stone found here, and mention ed by Camden, is at Lord Bagot's seat of Pool Park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £292.* Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church is good; and there are charities £57. Fairs are held on Easter Tuesday and 24 Oct.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Clocaenog has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Denbighshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Clocaenog and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clocaenog in Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 11th December 2013
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