Place:


Acton  Denbighshire

 

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

ACTON, a township in Wrexham parish, Denbigh; on the Shrewsbury and. Chester railway, 1 mile NNE of Wrexham. Acres, 852. Pop., 220. Houses, 42. Acton Park is the seat of Sir Robert H. Cunliffe, Bart., and occupies the site of the house in which the notorious Judge Jeffreys was born.

Acton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4519

Date accessed: 21st January 2020


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