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Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llanfair-Dyffryn-Clwyd, a parish in Denbighshire, on the upper part of the river Clwyd, 2 miles SE of Ruthin. It has a post office under Ruthin (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Ruthin. Acreage, 7480; population, 962. The manor belongs to the Bishop of Bangor. An ancient camp, called Y Caerau, occupies about 7 acres. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £143 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is Later English, has some stained glass windows, and contains some old monuments.

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 - 1894

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 Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd from 1837 to 1894 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 Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtLL15
Post TownRuthin