MICROFILMS COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection comprises microfilmed duplicate copies of records from within Flintshire Record Office collections and material held elsewhere relating to Flintshire. Major components of the collection are the microfilmed copies of local Newspapers, Flintshire and Denbighshire Parish Records, Census Returns (from originals held at the National Archives. Kew) and Bishops' Transcripts (from originals held at the National Library of Wales). Transcripts of many parish records (especially pre-1812) are also available, and many of these sources have now also been digitised, and are available as online sources.

Administrative / Biographical History

Various, in terms of the originals; Flintshire / Clwyd Record Offices instigated production of these surrogates.

Arrangement

Arranged in order of production and accession. Census, Parish Records and Newspapers are indexed by name and date in seperate catalogue finding aids.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Flintshire Record Office, National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Catalogue is searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

35mm Microfilm Reels

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Steven Davies, Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue input by Mrs Estelle Roberts.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Further accruals are expected

Location of Originals

Original Census and other material is held at The National Archives; original Bishop's Transcripts, Tithe Apportionments and other material are held at The National Library of Wales; original parish and nonconformist records, and newspapers, are held at Flintshire Record Office.