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Mold, Flintshire (Yr Wyddgrug)

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Mold, Flintshire (Yr Wyddgrug)

Post townMOLD
Administrative CountyFlintshire
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ2363
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01352
Population9,568 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Mold, Flintshire (Yr Wyddgrug) has been known in the past

Mold/Yr Wyddgrug ~ Yr Wyddgrug ~ Cuid Cruc

Mold, Flintshire (Yr Wyddgrug) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mold.-- parl. bor., par., township, and market town, Flintshire, in fertile valley on river Alyn, 6 miles S. of Flint by road, and 13¼ miles W. of Chester and 192 NW. of London by rail - par., 18,772 ac., pop. 15,363; township, 12,838 ac., pop. 13,029; parl. bor., 864 ac., pop. 5055; town, 651 ac., pop. 4320; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday. Mold is situated in a district of great mineral wealth, and in the neighbourhood are extensive collieries, lead mines, limestone quarries, mineral oilworks, and potteries. There are also in the neighbourhood many British, Roman, and other antiquities. The county assizes and quarter sessions are held at Mold. Mold is one of the Flint District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returns 1 member.

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