Chirk Hundred is one of the hundreds of Denbighshire, named after the town of Chirk, which it contains. It is situated in the very south-east of the county, bounded to the east by Shropshire; to the north by Bromfield Hundred; to the south by Montgomeryshire; and to the west by Merionethshire. The hundred originates as the mediæval commotes of Chirk, Nanheudwy, Cynllaith and Lower Mochnant.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
*: Eglwyseg hamlet is part of Bromfield Hundred.
†: Remainder in Montgomeryshire.
‡: Detached in Montgomeryshire. Remainder in Shropshire.
Chirk Hundred had a population of 14,089 in 2011.
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