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Llancadwaladr, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llancadwaladr, a parish in Denbighshire, on the river Ceiriog, here called Tregeiriog, which flows through the middle of the parish, 4 miles from the boundary with Salop, and 8 N by W of Oswestry. Post town, Oswestry. Acreage, 1792; population of the civil parish, 165; of the ecclesiastical, which includes part of Llansilin, 490. The surface is hilly and mountainous; one peak, called the Gyrn, is 1720 feet above the level of the sea. The parish is about 7 miles in length, and the church is at the extreme E end. By the Parish Councils Act the civil parish, with five others, forms a district council for all purposes, including poor law. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £142 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph.

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

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