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Llangwyfan, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Llangwyfan, a parish in Denbighshire, on an affluent of the river Clwyd, under Moel Arthur, 5 miles E by S of Denbigh. It contains the townships of Llan, Cefn-y-Gwrdy, Coediog, and Gales. Post town, Denbigh. Acreage, 1159; population, 183. Glanywem is a chief residence. Much of the land is hilly. Moel Arthur has an altitude of 1491 feet. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £225 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff.

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 - 1935

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 Llangwyfan from 1837 to 1935 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 Llangwyfan are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtLL16
Post TownDenbigh