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Brymbo, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Brymbo, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Wrexham parish, Denbighshire. The township lies on Offa's Dyke, 3½ miles NW of Wrexham, under which it has a post, money order, and telegraph office. It has a station on the Wrexham, Mold, and Connah's Quay railway, and on a short branch of the G.W.R. from Wrexham. Acreage of the township, 2543; population, 4213; of the ecclesiastical parish, 8345. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1844. Brymbo Hall was designed by Inigo Jones. There are collieries and extensive ironworks. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £220 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Wrexham. The church was erected in 1837. There are Congregational, Calviuistic Methodist, Wesleyan, and Baptist 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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