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Llangedwyn, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llangedwyn, a township and a parish in Denbighshire. The township lies on the river Tanat, at the boundary with Montgomeryshire, 3 miles N of Llanfechain station on the Llanymynech and Llanfyllin branch of the Cambrian railway, and 4½ NE of Llanfyllin, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Oswestry. The parish contains also the township of½Scrwgan, and comprises 1686 acres; population of the civil parish, 211; of the ecclesiastical, 340. Llangedwyn Hall is the seat of the Williams-Wynn family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £156. The church is dedicated to St Cedwyn.

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 districtLlanfyllin1837 - 1935
Registration districtWrexham1935 - 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 Llangedwyn from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Llanfyllin Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Llangedwyn from 1935 to 1974 you should search for the Wrexham 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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