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.
FLINTSHIRE PARISH RECORDS
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- ReferenceGB 208 P
- Dates of Creation1513-present
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical Description6500 items aprox.
Scope and Content
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.
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.
Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain personal information as defined by the Act.
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Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of Flintshire Parish catalogues are available at Flintshire Record Office.
Alternative Form Available
Microfilm copies exist of Flintshire parish registers (see MF collection) and parish registers are now also available online
Compiled by Steven Davies of Flintshire Record Office.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply.
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.
Further accruals are expected