Llay, Wrexham, Wales Genealogy

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Llay (Welsh: Llai) is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Wrexham, Wales Genealogy, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1874 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd, Wales Genealogy. In 1996 it became part of the modern County Borough of Wrexham, Wales Genealogy.

History[edit | edit source]

"LLAY (LLAI), a township in that part of the parish of Gresford which is in the hundred of Bromfield, county of Denbigh; 5 miles (N. by W.) from Wrexham; containing 539 inhabitants. It is situated near the left bank of the river Alyn, and on the border of Flintshire.Offa's Dyke passes between the township and the river." (A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis)

Llay became an ecclesiastical parish on 13 December 1944. It was formed from the whole of the Gresford township of Llay, and parts of the Gresford townships of Llay, Burton, Gresford, and Marford Hoseley.

For more information on Llay see:

Llay Parish
Jurisdictions
County bef 1974 add here
County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996 add here
County 1 Apr 1996 - add here
Civ Reg District Wrexham (1881)
Reg Sub-district Wrexham (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union Wrexham
Hundred Bromfield
Province add here
Hamlets add here


Administration[edit | edit source]

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

Records[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Union Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

  • Llay at Vision of Britain

Websites[edit | edit source]