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Llanfair Talhaiarn, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llanfair Talhaiarn, a village and a parish in Denbighshire, The village stands on the river Elwy, opposite the wooded park of Garthewin, amid beautiful scenery, 6 miles SSW of Abergele station on the Chester and Holyhead section of the L. & N.W.R., and 8½ WNW of Denbigh, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Abergele (R.S.O.) The parish includes the townships of Barog, Botreal, Bryscoed, Brodrachwyn, Bont, Cornwall, Drebach, Melai, Pysllygoed, Talhaiarn, Trebarog, Cilie, Cynnant, and Garthewin. Acreage, 11,239; population, 1044. Garthewin is a chief residence. A moated seat of Hedd Molwynog, a prince of one of the ancient Welsh tribes, was within the parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £243 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is good, and contains monuments of the Wynne family. There are Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, and Wesleyan chapels.

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 districtSt. Asaph1837 - 1935
Registration districtAled1935 - 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 Llanfair Talhaiarn from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the St. Asaph Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llanfair Talhaiarn from 1935 to 1974 you should search for the Aled Registration District.

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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