Efenechtyd, Denbighshire Genealogy

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Efenechtyd is a rural 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.


"EFENECHTYD, a parish in Ruthin district, Denbigh; on the river Clwyd, and on the Ruthin and Corwen railway, 1½ mile S by W of Ruthin. Post town, Ruthin, Denbighshire. Acres, 1, 217. Real property, £1, 210. Pop., 211. Houses, 53. Traces of an ancient camp occur at Pen-y-gaer. Pool Park, the beautiful demesne of Lord Bagot, is adjacent. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £200. Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church is a quaint structure; and has a good rood-loft and a wooden font. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel..." [Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72 John Marius Wilson]

For more information see Efenechtyd, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk


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


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Census Records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464321.

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