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Llandegia, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llandegia, a village and a parish in Denbighshire. The village stands on the upper part of the river Alyn, under Cyrn-y-Brain Mountain, 7 miles SE of Ruthin, and has a post office under Mold; money order and telegraph office, Adwyrclawdd. The parish comprises 3475 acres; population, 332. A well, at the village, was long held in superstitious veneration, under a belief that its waters, when used with certain elaborate ceremonies, were a cure for epilepsy. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is dedicated to St Tecla.

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

Civil Registration

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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