Records of the Delyn District Council, which operated between 1974 and 1996.
DELYN DISTRICT COUNCIL RECORDS
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- ReferenceGB 208 DA/C
- Dates of Creation1973-1996
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical Description125 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Delyn is an area in north Wales. From 1974 to 1996 it was a district of Clwyd, but is now included in the county of Flintshire. Delyn is twinned with Menden, Germany.
The Borough of Delyn was formed in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972 by the merger of Flint Municipal Borough with the urban districts of Holywell and Mold, and Holywell Rural District.
The name "Delyn" was formed by combining the names of the area's principal rivers: the Dee and the Alyn. The neighbouring district was originally named Alyn-Dee for the same reason. "Y Delyn" is also Welsh for "The Harp", a fact reflected in the borough's coat of arms.
Arranged into the following: Chief Executive / Administration; Treasurers / Finance; Development / Technical Services; Health and Housing; Leisure Services; and Cemetery Services.
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Conditions Governing Use
Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply. Copyright Flintshire County Council, so copying will usually be possible.
All records have been retained.
Transferred directly from the District Councils or from Flintshire County Council (post-1996), the succesor body.