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Maelor

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Maelor is a border area of north-east Wales and north-west England, now entirely part of Wrexham County Borough. [1]

47 relations: Bangor-on-Dee, Bersham, Bronington, Cantref, Cheshire, Clwyd, Commote, Denbighshire (historic), Earl of Chester, Edward I of England, Ellesmere, Shropshire, Enclave and exclave, England–Wales border, English Maelor, Erbistock, Flintshire (historic), Hanmer, Wales, Hope, Flintshire, Hundred (county division), Ial, Kingdom of Powys, Local Government (Boundaries) Act 1887, Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, Local Government Act 1888, Local Government Act 1894, Local Government Act 1972, Madog ap Maredudd, Marchwiel, Mercia, Offa's Dyke, Oswestry, Overton Rural District, Overton-on-Dee, Penley, Powys Fadog, Richard II of England, Ruabon, Shropshire, Stephen, King of England, Tybroughton, Wales, Whitchurch, Shropshire, Whittington, Shropshire, Willington Worthenbury, Wrexham, Wrexham County Borough, Wrexham Maelor.

Bangor-on-Dee

Bangor-on-Dee (Bangor-is-y-Coed or Bangor Is-Coed) is a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales.

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Bersham

Bersham (Y Bers) is a small Welsh village in the suburbs of the county borough of Wrexham that lies next to the River Clywedog.

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Bronington

Bronington is a village and local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales, forming a large part of the Maelor Saesneg.

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Cantref

A cantref (plural cantrefi) was a medieval Welsh land division, particularly important in the administration of Welsh law.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.

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Clwyd

Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, situated in the north-east corner of the country; it is named after the River Clwyd, which runs through the county.

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Commote

A commote (Welsh cwmwd, sometimes spelt in older documents as cymwd, plural cymydau, less frequently cymydoedd),Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (University of Wales Dictionary), p. 643 was a secular division of land in Medieval Wales.

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Denbighshire (historic)

Historic Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych) is one of thirteen traditional counties in Wales, a vice-county and a former administrative county, which covers an area in north east Wales.

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Earl of Chester

The Earldom of Chester (Welsh: Iarll Caer) was one of the most powerful earldoms in medieval England, extending principally over the counties of Cheshire and Flintshire.

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Edward I of England

Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.

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Ellesmere, Shropshire

Ellesmere is a market town near Oswestry in north Shropshire, England, notable for its proximity to a number of prominent lakes known as the Meres.

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Enclave and exclave

An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.

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England–Wales border

The England–Wales border, sometimes the Wales–England border or the Anglo-Welsh border, is the border between England and Wales, two constituent countries of the United Kingdom.

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English Maelor

English Maelor (Maelor Saesneg) comprises one half of the Maelor region located on the Wales-England border, considered to be the area east of the River Dee.

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Erbistock

Erbistock (Erbistog) is a village and a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales.

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Flintshire (historic)

Flintshire (Sir y Fflint), also known as the County of Flint, is one of Wales' thirteen historic counties, and a former administrative county (and a vice-county).

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Hanmer, Wales

Hanmer is a village and a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales.

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Hope, Flintshire

Hope (Yr Hob) is a small village in Flintshire, north-east Wales.

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Hundred (county division)

A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.

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Ial

Ial or Yale (Iâl) was a commote of medieval Wales within the cantref of Maelor in the Kingdom of Powys.

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Kingdom of Powys

The Kingdom of Powys was a Welsh successor state, petty kingdom and principality that emerged during the Middle Ages following the end of Roman rule in Britain.

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Local Government (Boundaries) Act 1887

The Local Government (Boundaries) Act 1887 (50 & 51 Vict. c. 61) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Local Government (Wales) Act 1994

The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the current local government structure in Wales of 22 unitary authority areas, referred to as principal areas in the Act, and abolished the previous two-tier structure of counties and districts.

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Local Government Act 1888

The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.

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Local Government Act 1894

The Local Government Act 1894 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 73) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales outside the County of London.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Madog ap Maredudd

Madog ap Maredudd (Madawg mab Maredud, Madawc mab Maredut; died 1160) was the last Prince of the entire Kingdom of Powys, Wales and for a time held the Fitzalan Lordship of Oswestry.

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Marchwiel

Marchwiel (Marchwiail) is a village and a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales.

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Mercia

Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.

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Offa's Dyke

Offa's Dyke (Clawdd Offa) is a large linear earthwork that roughly follows the current border between England and Wales.

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Oswestry

Oswestry (Croesoswallt) is a large market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border.

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Overton Rural District

Overton Rural District was formed by the Local Government Act 1894 which created numerous administrative areas around the country.

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Overton-on-Dee

Overton or Overton-on-Dee (Owrtyn) is a small town, Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust and a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough in Wales.

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Penley

Penley (Llannerch Banna) is a village in the County Borough of Wrexham, in Wales close to the border with Shropshire, England.

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Powys Fadog

Powys Fadog (English: Lower Powys or Madog's Powys) was the northern portion of the former princely realm of Powys, which split in two following the death of Madog ap Maredudd in 1160.

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Richard II of England

Richard II (6 January 1367 – c. 14 February 1400), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399.

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Ruabon

Ruabon (Rhiwabon) is a village and community in the county borough of Wrexham in Wales.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

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Stephen, King of England

Stephen (Étienne; – 25 October 1154), often referred to as Stephen of Blois, was King of England from 1135 to his death, as well as Count of Boulogne from 1125 until 1147 and Duke of Normandy from 1135 until 1144.

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Tybroughton

Tybroughton, occasionally written Ty Broughton, is the name of a former civil parish, historically in the Maelor Saesneg area of Flintshire, Wales and now in Wrexham County Borough.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Whitchurch, Shropshire

Whitchurch is a market town in northern Shropshire, England.

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Whittington, Shropshire

Whittington is a village in north west Shropshire, England.

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Willington Worthenbury

Willington Worthenbury (Willington Wrddymbre) is a local government community, the lowest tier of local government, part of Wrexham County Borough and situated near the England–Wales border.

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Wrexham

Wrexham (Wrecsam) is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre.

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Wrexham County Borough

Wrexham County Borough (Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam) is a local government principal area centred on the town of Wrexham in northeast Wales.

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Wrexham Maelor

Wrexham Maelor (Wrecsam Maelor) was one of six local government districts of the county of Clwyd, north-east Wales, from 1974 to 1996.

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Redirects here:

Flintshire Detached, Maelor Gymraeg, The Maelor, Welsh Maelor.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maelor

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