Denbighshire

Situation of Denbighshire within Wales

In North Wales, is bounded, North by the Irish Sea, East by Flintshire and Shropshire, South by Merionethshire, and West by Caernarvon. It is 48 miles long, and about 20 broad; and is divided into six Hundreds, namely, Bromfield, Chirk, Isalod, Isdulas, Ruthin, and Yale. Rivers: the Clwyd, the Conway, and the Dee. It has six Market- Towns. It is in the Province of Canterbury, in the Diocese of St. Asaph, and in the Northern Circuit. Population, 88,866.

Source:┬áLeonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

Denbighshire Towns & Parishes