Bryneglwys  Denbighshire


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.

Bryneglwys through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st December 2021

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