Scope and Content

Records of Cwm parish, 1727-1971, including registers, 1727-1971; service registers, 1902-1971; terrier and glebe papers 1774-[?1913]; tithe records, 1839-1927; enclosure records, 1807-1828; overseer's records, 1798-1916; income records, 1846-1944; churchwarden's records, 1845-1963; records of church affairs, 1931-1942; records of charities, 1771-1931; school records, 1846-1965; and miscellaneous, 1795-[?early 20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Cwm. 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 two groups: Group One, incumbent records, overseer's records and school records; and Group Two consists of incumbent records, churchwarden's records, church affairs, overseer's records, charities, school records, and tithe records and enclosure 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.

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