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Bersham, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Bersham, a township and a chapelry in Wrexham parish, Denbighshire. The township lies on the river Clwydog, near Watt's Dyke, 2 miles W of Wrexham, under which it has a post and money order office, and at which is the telegraph office. Acreage, 1985; population, 5198. There is a paper-mill, and coal works are in the vicinity. The chapelry of Berse-Drelincourt is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £80 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. There is a church at Bersham dedicated to St Mary, and Calvinistic Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

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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