DENBIGHSHIRE PARISH RECORDS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Denbighshire parishes transferred to Flintshire Record Office by direction of the Church in Wales to conform with modern church boundaries, 1586-2000, including registers; service registers; terriers; income records; rectory records; glebe records; churchwarden's records; parochial church council records; records of church affairs; records of charities; vestry records; overseer's records; church school records; photographs; and miscellaneous.

Administrative / Biographical History

The county of Denbighshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes. The records of individual ecclesiastical parishes in Denbighshire 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.

Arrangement

Records of individual parishes are arranged into the following: Incumbent and Benefice; Parish Administration (Ecclesiastical and Civil); Parish Charities; Parochial School; Statutory Deposits; and Miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain personal information as defined by the Act.

Acquisition Information

Denbighshire Record Office

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of Denbighshire Parish catalogues are available at Flintshire Record Office and searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed versions of the Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials for these parishes are available at Flintshire and Denbighshire Record Offices, together with transcribed and indexed versions of those registers that predate 1812.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Steven Davies of Flintshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

Originally deposited at Clwyd Record Office / Denbighshire Record Office, Ruthin. Transferred from Denbighshire Record Office 02/07/2009. This was done in accordance with a directive from the Depositors, the Church in Wales, whereby they wished that places of deposit for parish records should now reflect the locations of parishes within current deanery boundaries.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Related Material

Flintshire Parish Records (P)