Llanrhaeadr Yng Nghinmerch  Denbighshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llanrhaeadr Yng Nghinmerch like this:

LLANRHAIADR-IN-KINMERCH, a village and a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh. The village stands adjacent to Llanrhaiadr r. station, 3¼ miles SE of Denbigh; and has a post office, of the name of Llanrhaiadr, under Rhyl, and a fair on 17 O ct. The parish contains the townships of Llan, Cader, Trefydd, Bychain, Lewesog, Llech, Llwyn, Clicudeg, Prion, and Segrwyd. ...

Acres, 16,976. Real property, £11,688. Pop., 1,888. Houses, 416. Llanrhaiadr Hall is the seat of the Price family. The eminence called Gwladus' chair commands a fine view. There is a water-fall; and from that arose the name Llanrhaiadr, which signifies ' ' a church of a waterfall." Limestone, agates, and traces of copper ore are found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £609.* Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church is partly later English, partly earlier; has a good timber roof, and a famous E window, elaborately showing the genealogy of Christ; and contains a curious monument to Maurice Jones, Esq. The vicarage of Prion is a separate benefice. There are three Calvinistic Methodist chapels, an endowed school with £7 a year, an hospital for eight poor persons with £160, and other charities with £63.

Llanrhaeadr Yng Nghinmerch through time

Llanrhaeadr Yng Nghinmerch is now part of Denbighshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Denbighshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llanrhaeadr Yng Nghinmerch itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llanrhaeadr Yng Nghinmerch in Denbighshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 15th June 2024

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