Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch, Denbighshire, Wales Genealogy

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Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch

Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch (or simply Llanrhaeadr) is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in Denbighshire, Wales.

Redundant spellings of Llanrhaiadr in Kinmerch and Llanrhaiadr yn Cinmerch can occasionally be seen in older documents.

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.


"LLANRHAIADR IN KINMERCH (LLAN-RHAI-ADR-YN-NGHYMMEIRCH), a parish partly within the limits of the borough of Denbigh, and partly in the hundred of Isaled, county of Denbigh; 3 miles (S.E.) from Denbigh, containing 2066 inhabitants. This very extensive parish is fourteen miles in length, and on an average three miles in breadth. ... The church, dedicated to St. Dyvnog, is chiefly remarkable for its lofty east window of five lights..." (A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis)

"LLANRHAIADR-IN-KINMERCH, a village and a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh. The village stands adjacent to Llanrhaiadr r. station, 3¼ miles SE of Denbigh; and has a post office, of the name of Llanrhaiadr, under Rhyl, and a fair on 17 O ct. The parish contains the townships of Llan, Cader, Trefydd, Bychain, Lewesog, Llech, Llwyn, Clicudeg, Prion, and Segrwyd. Acres, 16,976. Real property, £11,688. Pop., 1,888. Houses, 416." (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,1870-72, John Marius Wilson)

For more information on Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch see:


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


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