Worthenbury, Flintshire

Historical Description

Worthenbury, a parish in Flintshire, on the river Dee, 5 miles WSW of Malpas, and 7 SE by E of Wrexham. It has a post office under Wrexham; money order and telegraph office, Bangor Iscoyd. Acreage, 3420; population, 419. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £304 with residence. The church was built in 1740.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration district Wrexham (1837-1897)
Registration district Ellesmere (1897-1935)
Registration district Overton (1935-1953)
Registration district Maelor (1954-1974)

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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