FLINTSHIRE PARISH RECORDS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Flintshire parishes, including registers; service registers; terriers; income records; rectory records; glebe records; churchwarden's records; parochial church council records; records of church affairs; records of charities; vestry records; overseer's records; church school records; photographs; and miscellaneous.

Administrative / Biographical History

The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over seventy ecclesiastical parishes. The records of individual ecclesiastical parishes in Flintshire include registers of baptisms, marriages and burials, as well as records of the churchwardens and Parochial Church Councils, parish charities, schools, clubs and societies. Parish records were deposited at the Clwyd Record Office, following an agreement of 1976 between the Church in Wales and the Welsh County Councils.

Arrangement

Records of individual parishes are arranged into the following: Incumbent and Benefice; Parish Administration (Ecclesiastical and Civil); Parish Charities; Parochial School; Statutory Deposits; and Miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain personal information as defined by the Act.

Acquisition Information

Various Flintshire parishes

Note

Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of Flintshire Parish catalogues are available at Flintshire Record Office and searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

Alternative Form Available

Microfilm copies exist of Flintshire parish registers (see MF collection) and parish registers are now also available online

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Steven Davies of Flintshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply.

Appraisal Information

Records of some parishes deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been transferred to Denbighshire Record Office on 02/07/2009. This was done in accordance with a directive from the Depositors, the Church in Wales, whereby they wished that places of deposit for parish records should now reflect the locations of parishes within current deanery boundaries.

Custodial History

Originally deposited at Clwyd Record Office.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected

Related Material

Denbighshire Parish Records (PD)