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Town of Wrexham
The town of Wrexham (in Welsh: Wrecsam), with a population of about 60,000, is in the in north-east Wales, close to the English border. It is situated about 40 miles south of Linerpool.
Until 1974, Wrexham was a municipal borough in the old county of Denbighshire. From 1974 to 1996, it was part of the Wrexhan Maelor district in then new county of Clwyd. In 1996, Clwyd was abolished as an administrative county and Wrexham became the county borough of Wrexham, a unitary authority (within the ceremonial, or preserved, county of Clwyd).
Wrexham Jewish Community
community in Wrexham was established towards the end of the nineteenth century.
At one stage there were two rival congregations, which merged in about 1899.
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