Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
WREXHAM a town, two townships, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Wrexham Abbot and Wrexham Regis 2 townships Bartholomew
WREXHAM AND MINERA RAILWAY a mineral railway Imperial
WREXHAM, MOLD, and CONNAHS-QUAY RAILWAY a railway-system Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Wrexham.

Place Type of entry Source
Abenburyfawr township Bartholomew
ABENBURY-FAWR a township Imperial
ACTON a township Imperial
Bersham township and ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
BERSHAM a township and a chapelry Imperial
Bieston township Bartholomew
BIESTON a township Imperial
BORRAS-HOVAH a township Imperial
Broughton township Bartholomew
BROUGHTON a township Imperial
Brymbo township with railway station Bartholomew
BRYMBO a township and a chapelry Imperial
Bwlch Gwyn ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
ESCLUSHAM (Above and Below) two townships Imperial
Esclusham Above and Esclusham Below 2 townships Bartholomew
Gourton township Bartholomew
GOURTON a township Imperial
GWERSYLLT a village and a township Imperial
MINERA a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Stansty township Bartholomew
STANSTY a township 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 Wrexham 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 Wrexham 18
George Borrow Wrexham and Llangollen 10
George Borrow Departure for South Wales 4
George Borrow Around Anglesey (2) 3
George Borrow Rhyadr waterfall 3
William Camden Rest of Wales 2
George Borrow To Ruthin 1
George Borrow Over the Berwyns 1
George Borrow Llangollen Again 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 7, Part 1: Cheshire and North-West Midlands 1
Daniel Defoe Letter 10: Lancashire, Westmorland and Cumberland 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 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
Acton 0 2
Bromfield 0 2
Stansty 0 2
Erddig 0 2
Erlas 0 2
Abenbury 0 4
Bieston 0 2
Marchwiail 0 2
Borras Riffri 0 2
Gourton 0 2
Broughton 0 2
Esclusham 0 2
Bers 0 2
Borras Hwfa 0 2
Gwersyllt 0 2
Coedpoeth 0 1
Gresford 0 2
Llay 0 2
Royton 0 2
Ridley 0 2