Penley  Flintshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Penley like this:

PENLEY, a township-chapelry in Ellesmere parish, Flint; adjacent to Salop, 4 miles N by E of Ellesmere r.station. It ha a post-office under Shrewsbury. Acres, 2,036. Real property, £2, 950. Pop., 382. Houses, 91. The property is much subdivided. P. Hall is a chief residence. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £120.* Patron, the Vicar of Ellesmere. The church is good; and there is a national school.

Penley through time

Penley is now part of Wrexham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wrexham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Penley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Penley, in Wrexham and Flintshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st October 2021

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