Henllan, Denbighshire, Wales Genealogy

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Denbighshire Parishes

Henllan is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in Denbighshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1874 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of Denbighshire.


"HENLLAN(HEN-LLAN), a parish in the hundred of Isaled, county of Denbigh, 2 miles (N.W.) from Denbigh, containing 2703 inhabitants. This parish, which is fifteen miles in length, and in some parts more than seven in breadth, though averaging about four, extends from St. Asaph, on the north-east, to the source of the river Alwen, near Llanrwst, on the south-west. ..... The village is partly within the limits of the borough of Denbigh... The church, dedicated to St. Sadwrn, was taken down, and rebuilt upon an enlarged scale, in 1806... There are places of worship for Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists in the village, and for the latter also in the townships of Eriviatt and Lleweny, and one for Independents in the towship of Uwch-Caeran.." (A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833 & 1849, Samuel Lewis) 0)

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Years County
before 31 March 1974 Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Denbighshire


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