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Flintshire Record Office
Bistre parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/5

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Bistre Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Bistre parish records

Creation date(s): 1796-2004

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 100 items

Name of creator(s): Bistre Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes. 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.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Bistre parish, 1796-1994, including registers, 1842-2001; service registers, 1876-2004; tithe and glebe records, 1796-1970; vicarage records, 1883-1908; churchwarden's records, 1876-1986; parochial church council minutes, 1920-2003; records of church affairs, 1877-1964; records of the Young People's Guild, 1937-1949; school records, [late 19th century]-1911; miscellaneous, 1844-1962.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Incumbent; Churchwardens; Parochial Church Council; Church Affairs; Church Organisations; School; 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.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. O. Ll. Williams, Buckley, Clwyd, 1978. Later deposits made,1999-2000.


Existence and location of copies: 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.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Bistre Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 10 February 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004

Bistre (Wales) | Records and correspondence
Church records and registers | Wales | Bistre

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