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Acton, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Acton, a township in Wrexham parish, Denbigh, 1 mile NNE of Wrexham. Acreage, 890; population, 432. Acton Park is the seat of the Cunliffe family, and occupies the site of the house in which the notorious Judge Jeffreys was bom.

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 - 1935

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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