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Broughton, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Broughton, a township in Wrexham parish, Denbighshire, near Offa's Dyke, 1½ mile NW of Wrexham, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Brymbo. Acreage, 1242; population, 5030. The inhabitants are employed in coal, iron, and lead mines, foundries, and quarries.

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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