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Marchwiel, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Marchwiel, a township and a parish in Denbighshire. The township lies on the river Clywedog, near the river Dee and Wat's Dyke, 2 miles SE of Wrexham. It has a post office under Wrexham; money order and telegraph office, Wrexham. The parish contains also the township of Sont-ley. Acreage, 3397; population, 648. Marchwiel Hall was a seat of the Broughtons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £444 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church was restored in 1788, and contains a monument to Miss Yorke of Erddig.

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 districtWrexham1837 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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