Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Rhuthun. You may be able to find further references to Rhuthun in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Ruthin hundred Bartholomew
RUTHIN a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a hundred Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Rhuthun within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Borrow To Ruthin 11
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 10: Flintshire 3
William Camden Rest of Wales 3
George Borrow Llangollen to Cerrigydruidion 1
George Borrow Tom O' the Dingle 1
Thomas Pennant Northampton to Gothurst 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Llanfwrog 0 2
Llanynys 0 2
Llanrhydd 0 2
Eyarth 0 2
Pen Y Coed 0 1
Glanclwyd 0 2
Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd 1 2
Efenechtid 0 2
Llanhychan 0 2
Bachymbyd 0 2
Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd 0 2
Llangynhafal 0 3
Nantclwyd 0 2
Llanferres 0 2
Llangwyfan 0 2
Llanarmon Yn Ial 1 3
Eryrys 0 2
Llanelidan 0 2
Prion 0 2
Clocaenog 0 2