Ceiriog Rural District

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Ceiriog
Area
 - 1951 63,269 acres (256.04 km2)
 - 1961 63,269 acres (256.04 km2)
Population
 - 1951 7,632
 - 1971 6,818
History
 - Created 1935
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Glyndwr
Status Rural District
 - HQ Chirk

Ceiriog was a rural district in the administrative county of Denbighshire from 1935 to 1974.

The rural district was formed by a County Review Order in 1935 from the merger of Chirk and Llansillin Rural districts. The district was named after the Ceiriog Valley.

The district contained nine civil parishes:

The rural district was abolished in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972, with its area becoming part of the district of Glyndŵr, one of six districts of Clwyd.

References[edit]

  • Denbighshire Administrative County (Vision of Britain)[1]