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Pontfadog, Denbighshire

Historical Description

Pontfadog, an ecclesiastical parish in Llangollen parish, Denbighshire, near Llangollen, with a post office under Ruabon; money order and telegraph office, Glyn. It was constituted in 1848. Population, 935. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; net value, £133 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Llangollen. The church is dedicated to St John the Baptist Pontfaen or Pontvane, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on the river Gwaun, 4½ miles SSW of Newport, 9 N of Clarbeston Road station on the G.W.R., and 3 of Pancheston station on the North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard railway. It has a post office (Pontvane) under Letterston (R.S.O.); money order office, Trecwn; telegraph office, Letterston. Acreage, 686; population, 44. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £96. The church is dedicated to St Brynach.

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

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