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Clocaenog, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Clocaenog, a parish in Ruthin district, Denbighshire, on a branch of the river Clwyd, near the borders of Merionethshire, 4½ miles SSW of Ruthin. It has a post office under Ruthin (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Ruthin. Acreage, 7182; population, 356. Much of the surface is upland. An inscribed stone found here, and mentioned by Camden, is at Lord Bagot's seat of Pool Park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; value, about £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church is good.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtRuthin1837 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Clocaenog from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Ruthin Registration District.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Denbighshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Clocaenog are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtLL15
Post TownRuthin