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Bronington or New Fenns, Flintshire

Historical Description

Bronington or New Fenns, a township-chapelry in Hanmer parish, Flintshire, 1 mile W of Fenns Bank station on the Cambrian railway, and 4½ miles WSW of Whitchurch. It has a post office under Whitchurch (Salop); money order offices, Whitchurch and Hanmer; telegraph office, Hanmer, There are large brick and tile works, and peat moss litter works. Acreage, 4692, much of which is peat; population½ 624. The benefice is a vicarage in the diocese of St Asaph; value, £110.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Flintshire is available to browse.

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