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Acton Hall in Wrexham, Wales was the birthplace of George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, PC, better known as Judge Jefferies or "The Hanging Judge", became notorious during the reign of King James II, rising to the position of Lord Chancellor.
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by John Preston Neale, Thomas Moule
Acton Hall is a substantial mansion of stone, situated upon an elevated lawn at a short distance from the town of Wrexham. Our View of the principal fronts represents the old and the modern structure. The present worthy Baronet has expended ...
Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton
Acton Hall and Acton House are two pleasantly-situated seats in this township. It is supposed that this is the site of the village destroyed by King John.
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