The Rhuddlan Hundred is one of the hundreds of Flintshire, in the west of the county. It is named after the town of Rhuddlan, which it contains. It is bounded by Prestatyn Hundred to the north; by Coleshill Hundred to the east; and by Denbighshire to the south and west. It is the least populous of the hundreds, with a population of 15,589.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
- Bodfari (Bodfari township)*
- Nannerch (Tre Cwm, Tre Lan and Trefechan townships)†
- Rhuddlan (Brynbychan, Brynywal, Criccin and Yscawen townships)‡
- St Asaph
*: Aberwheeler township is in Denbighshire.
†: Penbedw township is in Denbighshire.
‡: Brynhedydd, Rhyl, Pentre, Rhydorddwy, and Trellewelyn townships are in Prestatyn Hundred.
Plus additionally, the township of Calcot in the ancient parish of Holywell, and Trellynian township in the ancient parish of Cilcain.
- William Rees, An Historical Atlas of Wales, Faber, 1959.
- M. Richards, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units, Cardiff, 1967.
|Hundreds of Flintshire|