County Borough of Wrexham

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The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of '''Wrexham Maelor''' in the former county of [[County of Clwyd|Clwyd]] but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndŵr''', also in the former county of Clwyd.  
 
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of '''Wrexham Maelor''' in the former county of [[County of Clwyd|Clwyd]] but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndŵr''', also in the former county of Clwyd.  
  
Its area includes parts of the ancient counties of [[Denbighshire]] and [[Flintshire]] which were abolished in 1974.  
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Its area includes parts of the ancient counties of [[Denbighshire, Wales|Denbighshire]] and [[Flintshire, Wales|Flintshire]] which were abolished in 1974.  
  
The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queen's Square, Wrexham.  
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The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queen's Square, [[Wrexham]].  
  
 
== Communities  ==
 
== Communities  ==
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*Abenbury, [[Wrexham]]  
 
*Abenbury, [[Wrexham]]  
 
*Acton, [[Wrexham]]  
 
*Acton, [[Wrexham]]  
*[[Bangor is y Coed]]  
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*[[Bangor is y Coed, Wrexham|Bangor is y Coed]]  
*[[Bronington]]  
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*[[Bronington, Wrexham|Bronington]]  
 
*[[Broughton, Wrexham|Broughton]]  
 
*[[Broughton, Wrexham|Broughton]]  
*[[Brymbo]]  
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*[[Brymbo, Wrexham|Brymbo]]  
 
*Caia Park, [[Wrexham]]  
 
*Caia Park, [[Wrexham]]  
 
*[[Cefn, Wrexham|Cefn]]  
 
*[[Cefn, Wrexham|Cefn]]  
*[[Ceiriog Ucha]]  
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*[[Ceiriog Ucha, Wrexham|Ceiriog Ucha]]  
*[[Chirk]]  
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*[[Chirk, Wrexham|Chirk]]  
*[[Coedpoeth]]  
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*[[Coedpoeth, Wrexham|Coedpoeth]]  
*[[Erbistock]]
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*[[Erbistock, Wrexham|Erbistock]]
  
 
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*[[Esclusham]]  
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*[[Esclusham, Wrexham|Esclusham]]  
 
*Glyntraian  
 
*Glyntraian  
*[[Gresford]]  
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*[[Gresford, Wrexham|Gresford]]  
*[[Gwersyllt]]  
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*[[Gwersyllt, Wrexham|Gwesyllt]]  
*[[Hanmer]]  
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*[[Hanmer, Wrexham|Hanmer]]  
 
*Holt  
 
*Holt  
 
*Isycoed  
 
*Isycoed  
*[[Llangollen Rural]]  
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*[[Llangollen Rural, Wrexham|Llangollen Rural]]  
*[[Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog]]  
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*[[Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham|Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog]]  
 
*Llay  
 
*Llay  
 
*Maelor South  
 
*Maelor South  
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*[[Overton, Wrexham|Overton]]  
 
*[[Overton, Wrexham|Overton]]  
 
*[[Penycae, Wrexham|Penycae]]  
 
*[[Penycae, Wrexham|Penycae]]  
*[[Rhosddu, Wrexham|Rhosddu, Wrexham]]  
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*[[Rhosddu, Wrexham]]  
*[[Rhosllannerchrugog]]  
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*[[Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham|Rhosllannerchrugog]]  
 
*Rossett  
 
*Rossett  
*[[Ruabon]]  
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*[[Ruabon, Wrexham|Ruabon]]  
 
*Sesswick  
 
*Sesswick  
 
*Willington Worthenbury
 
*Willington Worthenbury
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*[http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gaz&gazName=g&gazString=SJ335505 Ordnance Survey map of Wrexham]
 
*[http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gaz&gazName=g&gazString=SJ335505 Ordnance Survey map of Wrexham]
  
[[Category:Wales]] [[Category:Wrexham]]
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[[Category:Wrexham]] [[Category:Wales]]

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The County Borough of Wrexham (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Wrexham in Wales.

Contents

History

The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of Wrexham Maelor in the former county of Clwyd but several communities come from the former district of Glyndŵr, also in the former county of Clwyd.

Its area includes parts of the ancient counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire which were abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queen's Square, Wrexham.

Communities

The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the communities of:

Registry Office

Superintendent Registrar
Tŷ Dewi Sant
Rhosddu Road
WREXHAM
Wales
LL11 1NF

Telephone: +44 (0)1978 292027
Fax: +44 (0)1978 292676

Archive

The A.N.Palmer Centre for Local Studies & Archives
Wrexham County Borough Museum,
County Buildings,
Regent Street,
WREXHAM,
Wales.
LL11 1RB
Telephone: +44 (0)1978 317973
Fax: +44 (0)1978 317982
Email: archives@wrexham.gov.uk

See also

 

Bibliography

 

External links