Scope and Content

Records of Meliden parish, 1602-1996, including registers, 1602-1996; service registers, 1933-1947; terriers, 1791-1806; tithe records, 1911-1936; income records, 1845-1886; miscellaneous incumbent records, 1668-1907; churchwarden's records, 1688-1969; records of church affairs, 1907-1939; overseer's records, 1681-1897; records of charities, 1897; school records, 1841-1946; and miscellaneous, 1815-1931.

Administrative / Biographical History

The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Meliden. 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 three groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, records of church affairs, overseer's records, records of charities, school records, and miscellaneous; and Groups Two and Three, incumbent records.

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 the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office.

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