Scope and Content

Records of Bodfari parish, 1571-1986, including: registers, 1571-1986; service registers, 1909-1984; terriers, 1791-1856; tithe, glebe and related records, 1822-1935; churchwarden's records, 1715-1973; Parochial Church Council records, 1920-1968; records of ecclesiastical charities, 1733-1953; overseer's accounts, 1796-1842; school records, 1876-1966; and miscellaneous, 1841-1877.

Administrative / Biographical History

The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Bodfari (also called Bottfari). 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.


Arranged into the following: registers; service registers; terriers; glebe and benefice; churchwardens; Parochial Church Council; church affairs; church organisations; charities (ecclesiastical); Overseer's records; school; tithe; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

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


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

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.

Alternative Form Available

Microfilm copies of the parish registers are available at Flintshire Record Office, Denbighshire Record Office and the National Library of Wales. Registers are also available to search online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained. Transferred to Denbighshire Record Office 02/07/2009.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names