Scope and Content

Records of Halkyn parish, 1594-1993, including registers, 1594-1993; service registers, 1908-1986; terriers, 1791-1856; miscellaneous incumbent records, 1840-1920; churchwarden's records, 1769-1960; Parochial Church Council minutes, 1931-1974; records of church affairs, 1882-1908; tithe records, 1839-1923; marriage licences, 1892-1930; overseer's records, 1823-1894; Church Hall Committee minutes, 1957-1968; and highway rate books, 1876-1880.

Administrative / Biographical History

The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Halkyn. 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 groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, vestry records and tithe records; Group Two, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, Parochial Church Council records, records of church affairs, school records, and miscellaneous; Group Three, tithe map and apportionment; Group Four, overseer's rate books; Group Five, overseer's records; Group Six, church hall records; and Group Seven, highway rate book.

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.


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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.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.


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Geographical Names