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