"MARCHWIEL (AMRCHWIAIL), a parish in the hundred of Bromfield, county of Denbigh; 2 miles (S.E.) from Wrexham, containing 553 inhabitants. This parish, which is situatied in the eastern part of the county, is intersected by the road from Wrexham, which here branches off to Whitchurch and to Ellesmere." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis]
The ancient parish comprised the two townships of Marchwiel and Sontley. For more information see Marchwiel, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk
|1536 - 31 March 1974||Denbighshire|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Clwyd|
|from 1 April 1996||Wrexham|
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.
Maps and Gazetteers
- Marchwiel Parish Church at Clwyd FHS