The Prestatyn Hundred is one of the hundreds of Flintshire, in the north of the county. It is named after the town of Prestatyn, which it contains. It is bounded by the Irish Sea to the north; by Rhuddlan Hundred to the south-west; and by Coleshill Hundred to the south-east. It is ranked third in population behind Mold and Coleshill hundreds, with a population of 49,685.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
- Dyserth (part)*
- Rhuddlan (Brynhedydd, Rhyl, Pentre, Rhydorddwy, and Trellewelyn townships)†
*: Dyserth is partly in Rhuddlan Hundred.
†: Brynbychan, Brynywal, Criccin and Yscawen townships are in Rhuddlan Hundred.
- William Rees, An Historical Atlas of Wales, Faber, 1959.
- M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units, Cardiff, 1967.
|Hundreds of Flintshire|