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  GENUKI : Flintshire Registration Districts
Comprised the parishes of Holywell, Ysceifiog, Nannerch, and the Denbighshire township of Penbedw.
It comprised the Denbighshire parishes of Denbigh, Henllan, Llannefydd and Llansannan.
It comprised the Denbighshire parishes of Ruabon and Erbistock.
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 GENUKI : Denbighshire Genealogy
The historic county of Denbighshire was abolished in the controversial re-organisation of 1974, and was absorbed into the newly created county of Clwyd.
Historically, the (Anglican) Church in Wales was an integral part of the Church of England - i.e.
In 1801, the population of Denbighshire was 60,299.
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 Denbighshire County Safety Office - North Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Denbighshire County covers an area which runs from the North Wales coastal resorts of Rhyl and Prestatyn down through the Vale of Clwyd, south as far as Corwen and the popular tourist town of Llangollen.
Denbighshire is largely a rural county with a population of 93,065, 18% of which speak Welsh, mainly in the upland area and Vale of Clwyd.
The fire stations within Denbighshire have a total of 8 pumping appliances, 2 special appliances an aerial ladder platform and a water incident unit, together with 2 off-road vehicles located in the south of the county.
www.nwales-fireservice.org.uk /page.asp?page=174   (536 words)

  Denbighshire, Wales (Counties)
Denbighshire is a maritime county in the north of Wales, bounded on the east by the Dee, Flintshire and Cheshire (English), on the SW by the Chirk and Shropshire, on the south by Montgomeryshire and on the west by the Conway and Carnavonshire.
Abergele is a town in Denbighshire between Colwyn Bay and Rhyl, at the crossroads of the A547 and...
Ruthin is a historic town in Denbighshire on the River Clwyd, agaunst a backdrop of the Clwydian...
www.ohwy.com /wl/y/ydenb.htm   (225 words)

 BBC - North East Wales Denbighshire history - Characters
Denbighshire's name is taken from the town of Denbigh, whose ancient castle has overlooked the town since the 13th century.
Another town which draws visitors to the area is Llangollen with its many historic sights, including Plas Newydd, the home of the well-known Ladies of Llangollen in the 18th century.
The county of Denbighshire is steeped in history, though it has only been in existence in its present form since 1996, when local government reorganisation created three counties from the former Clwyd.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/northeast/sites/denbighshire/pages/denbighshire_overview.shtml   (324 words)

The historic county does not have the same boundaries as administrative Flintshire; in particular it has a large exclave called Maelor Saesneg, it also includes Prestatyn and Rhyl which are now administered by Denbighshire.
Flintshire is a maritime county bounded to the north by the Irish Sea, to the northeast by the Dee estuary, to the east by Cheshire and to the south and southwest by Denbighshire.
Maelor Saesneg is bounded on the northwest by Denbighshire, on the northeast by Cheshire, and on the south by Shropshire.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Denbighshire
It was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Conwy, and Powys.
It is a resort for anglers and tourists interested in the antiquities in the vicinity, which include the castle Dinas Bran (13th cent Eliseg's Pillar (a shaft of a cross dating probably from...
Established as a county in 1974 through the union of Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire, Gwynedd was reduced in 1996 by the separation of Anglesey and the loss of its northeastern section to Conwy.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Denbighshire   (600 words)

 GENUKI : Flintshire Genealogy
After having survived for almost seven centuries, the historic county of Flintshire was abolished in the controversial re-organisation of 1974, and was absorbed into the newly created county of Clwyd.
It is important to realise that the boundaries of the "new" Flintshire and Denbighshire are considerably different from those of the historic counties of the same names.
Historically, the (Anglican) Church in Wales was an integral part of the Church of England - i.e.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/wal/FLN   (3082 words)

 Old Brecknockshire (Breconshire)
The vale of Llangollen is world-famous, and Bettws-y-Coed divides itself between Denbighshire and Carnarvon.
Few counties of the west are richer in historic and scenic interest than Denbighshire.
Its nearness to Chester and the English border rendered it conspicuous in mediaeval times, when it was associated with the leading figures in history; its beautiful valleys retain their attractions for all time, independently of history.
www.british-towns.net /welsh/old_denbighshire.htm   (865 words)

Historic rallying is one of the fastest growth areas within motorsport, with more and more competitors making the switch to the iconic cars of the 60's and 70's, such as the Mk 1 Escorts and the classic Porsche 911's.
The third and final event running will be the Denbighshire Astra Stages Clubman Rally, where the local heroes will be plying their trade on the shortest route of the three, comprising of approximately 45 stage miles.
Historic’s in particular are going from strength to strength and the championship has always been a welcome part of our event.
www.racecar.co.uk /story.asp?NewsID=16044   (572 words)

 Chapter 6 - Conservation of the Built Environment
Denbighshire possesses an extensive and well preserved historical character much of which is recognised as being of national importance.
Our responsibility to this historic environment goes beyond simply preventing its destruction essential though that is. It involves actively caring for the heritage, maintaining it in good physical condition, making it readily accessible for study, enjoyment, recreation, and tourism.
The historic environment in practice cannot remain unchanged, and the role of planning is to reconcile the needs for development against the need to conserve and protect the historic environment.
www.denbighshire.gov.uk /planningudp/english/text6.htm   (3926 words)

 ARTICLE - Welsh Resources - ENGLISH & WELSH ROOTS, December 23, 1999 Vol. III, No. 27
Records relating to the geographic area of the former historic county of Caernarfon, including local government archives; public and official archives (courts of law, hospitals, etc.); private archives including those of families, estates, industry, and trade; and archives of ecclesiastical parishes.
Collections centre on historic records relating to the geographic area of the former Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan County Councils, and ecclesiastical parish records of the diocese of Llandaff.
Records relating to the geographic area of the former historic county of Merioneth, including local government archives; public and official archives (courts of law, hospitals, etc.); private archives including those of families, estates, industry, and trade; and archives of ecclesiastical parishes.
globalgenealogy.com /globalgazette/gazfd/gazfd46.htm   (7132 words)

 Denbighshire County Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Denbighshire is a beautiful, vibrant and diverse county.
Over the ensuing years Denbighshire has attracted significant EU financial resources to develop projects which will assist in the economic regeneration of the county.
There are changes to be made and we are working with the dedicated Denbighshire workforce to put these into action.
www.tribalresourcing.com /denbighshire/leader.htm   (256 words)

 Wales on the Web: Local history
This is a project by the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust who have been examining the historic character of areas defined by the Register of Historic Landscapes in Wales.
Historical landscape characterisations already covered include Vale of Clwyd, Vale of Montgomery, Middle Wye Valley, Berwyn, Elan Valley, Clywedog Valley and Caersws basin.
This is the website of Ruthin Gaol in Denbighshire, which is a by now a museum and county record office.
www.walesontheweb.org /cayw/index/en/942/937   (866 words)

 Holidays in Denbighshire Wales, a guide to find a holiday in Denbighshire
Within the Vale of Clwyd itself are the historic market towns of Rhuddlan, St Asaph, Denbigh, and Ruthin with the towns of Corwen and Llangollen in the Dee Valley to the far south of the county.
The historic Cathedral - one of the oldest Celtic shrines in Britain was founded in the 6th century by Saint Kentigern.
World renowned as the home of the International Musical Eisteddfod it is an inland tourist resort and historic town which has much to offer including the Llangollen Canal, and the Llangollen Steam Railway, and is ideal as a short break holiday or for a longer stay.
www.walesdirectory.co.uk /Holidays_in_Denbighshire.htm   (1415 words)

 Wales At Heart
From our popular seaside resorts, through historic market towns in the Vale of Clwyd, to the picturesque mountains that are our southern boundary, Denbighshire is a county with something to appeal to everybody.
Denbighshire has a rich history and culture and a bright, industrious future.
Working to 'promote and support Denbighshire's unique cultural heritage' from the popular northern coast to the picturesque Dee Valley, the County's Heritage Service has a network of facilities designed to give access to the heritage of a fascinating place and people, collecting and displaying items of relevance and importance to their history.
www.walesatheart.com /wahcounties/denbighshire.htm   (507 words)

 Denbighshire Wales through time | Local history overview for the District/Unitary Authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Most of our historical statistics were originally gathered for units with quite different boundaries.
The modern boundaries of Denbighshire shown on 19th and 20th century maps.
Discover what other administrative units Denbighshire was related to, and how its names, boundaries changed.
www.visionofbritain.org.uk /GBH_match_page.jsp?ons=Denbighshire   (250 words)

 GENUKI : Flintshire Genealogy
After having survived for almost seven centuries, the historic county of Flintshire was abolished in the controversial re-organisation of 1974, and was absorbed into the newly created county of Clwyd.
Copies of the microfiche for Flintshire and Denbighshire are held at Flintshire Record Office, and at many LDS Centres.
During the nineteenth century, the number of Anglican churches in the diocese of St. Asaph rose from 151 to 326; and in the ancient county of Flintshire alone, 29 new churches were built, and 30 were "restored" - which was often a euphemism for partial or total demolition, followed by rebuilding.
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 Mountain Bike Trails in Denbighshire North Wales, Clwyd Hills
Denbighshire County Council have mapped out a number of excellent trails in the Clwyd Hills to the East of the county, and around Llyn Brenig to the West.
The historic town of Ruthin is an ideal base for a mountain bike holiday in North Wales being close to the Clwydian Range of mountains (more rolling hills than mountains).
For a holiday in Denbighshire North Wales choose from this list of holiday cottage accommodation in Ruthin Denbighshire and vicinity.
www.walesdirectory.co.uk /Mountain_Bike_Holidays/Mountain_Bike_Holiday_in_Denbighshire.htm   (548 words)

 Wales on the Web: Local history
Historical information is provided on the principal towns including population graphs, photographs, maps, notable events and developments as well as notes on the change in lifestyle during the period.
The Powysland Club was founded in 1867 and is the senior county historical society in Wales.
Talgarth and District Historical Society was set up in order to study, preserve and exchange information about the history of Talgarth and the surrounding area.
www.walesontheweb.org /cayw/index/en/942/95   (2414 words)

 Denbighshire - Encyclopedia.com
Denbighshire, Welsh Sir Ddinbych, county, 326 sq mi (844 sq km), N Wales.
In 1974, the old county of Denbighshire was divided between the nonmetropolitan counties of Clwyd and Gwynedd, but that portion that had been assigned to Clwyd was restored as the county of Denbighshire in 1996.
Motoring: Motormail: No room at rally venue inns; Denbighshire delighted with news that all accommodation has been swallowed up.(Features)
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Denbighs.html   (276 words)

 AM Demands Action to Save Historic Castle
Ever since then the owners have been waiting to discuss the matter with officials of Cadw, the body responsible for historic monuments, and Denbighshire County Council.
One of the problems is that Cadw invariably requires some form of public access to properties receiving grants - and the medieval sections of Ruthin Castle are normally closed to the public.
Denbighshire County Council archaeologist Fiona Gale said yesterday: "Most people who visit the hotel do not see the medieval sections but they are quite substantial.
www.btinternet.com /~bevbaker/gwrychcastlepublications/dailypost4703.html   (465 words)

 Cottages in Denbighshire - The Holiday Cottages (UK)
Denbighshire is situated in the very north of Wales, places to visit include Colwyn Bay and Llangollen.
After a day following the many Country walks or visiting one of the many historical sitesyou'll be glad of the peace and tranquility that surrounds Nant Ucha farm Cottages.
The historic towns of Ruthin, Denbigh, Llandudno, Llangollen, Conway, the Roman city of Chester and Snowdonia national park are all within easy reach.
www.theholidaycottages.com /holiday-cottages-denbighshire.php   (1172 words)

 BBC NEWS | Wales | Historic house saved from bulldozers
On Wednesday, Denbighshire county council refused permission for executors of the three-storey house to demolish it.
In a report to Denbighshire County Council, the organisation stated: "The fire was an appalling tragedy.
Planning bosses at Denbighshire said there was no compelling evidence for the demolition to go-ahead.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/wales/2230713.stm   (340 words)

 The Anchor Inn Hotel - Ruthin, North Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The historical town of Ruthin is situated in North Wales with its origins in the 13th century.
It is said to be one of the two buildings to survive the burning of the town by Owain Glyndwr.
Built in 1775 to the designs of J Turner of Chester, as a model prison of that period to serve Denbighshire.
www.anchorinn.co.uk /ruthin.html   (738 words)

 Ruthin Coach House, Denbighshire, North Wales: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Coach House is a self catering property situated 2 miles from Ruthin, Denbighshire, able to accommodate up to 10 people.
A wide range of outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed in the area, whether it be walking, mountain biking, or just relax and enjoy the...
The historic Roman city of Chester, lies less than forty minutes away whilst the North Wales coast, heritage attractions and Snowdonia are all easily accessible.
www.ruthincoachhouse.co.uk   (104 words)

 Denbigh Castle
The Welsh actually had a fortification on the rocky hilltop, at least as early as the start of the 13th century, and it was probably still occupied by the powerful Princes of Gwynedd when Edward stormed Wales and crushed the unruly Welsh in 1282.
Historical records indicate that Dafydd ap Gruffydd, the troublesome brother of Llywelyn the Last, Prince of Wales, had a stronghold at Denbigh, which he may have inherited from his famous ancestor, Llywelyn ab Iorwerth (also known as Llywelyn Fawr, or "the Great").
Unfortunately, nothing of the native-built castle has survived, but, thanks to historical documents, we do know that it contained a hall, private chambers, a bakehouse, and a buttery.
www.castlewales.com /denbigh.html   (2127 words)

 denbighshire - Ask.com Web Search
Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a principal area and traditional county in North Wales.
Principal area The current principal area of Denbighshire was created in 1996, with substantially different borders to the traditional county of the same name.
Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a principal area and county in North Wales.
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 Ruthin Castle Hotel, Denbighshire, North Wales
The castle previously formed part of the Crown Estate until sold by Charles I in 1632 and sits in its ancient walled dry moat within acres of private landscaped gardens, parkland and woods alongside the River Clwyd.
The magical reddish-pink stone walls of Ruthin Castle have provided the intimacy for Royalty and High Society of the past to enjoy dangerous romantic affairs and for romantic intrigue that once caused sensation and scandal in the Government...
Conference venues in Ruthin, Denbighshire, North Wales and near Chester...
www.ruthincastle.co.uk   (569 words)

 Station Information - Denbighshire (administrative)
This article refers to the modern local government area called Denbighshire.
Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Dinbych) is an administrative area in northern Wales, styled a county.
It was created by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/d/de/denbighshire__administrative_.html   (43 words)

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