Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BROUGHTON

BROUGHTON, a township in Wrexham parish, Denbigh; near Offa's Dyke, 1½ mile from Wrexham. Acres, 1,183. Real property, £17,178; of which £6,538 are in mines, £450 in iron-works, and £5,897 in quarries. Pop., 3,165. Houses, 678. The inhabitants are employed in coal, iron, and lead mines, in foundries, and in quarries.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Broughton Tn/CP       Wrexham AP       Denbighshire AncC
Place: Broughton

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