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Flintshire Record Office
Buckley parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/11

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Buckley Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Buckley parish records

Creation date(s): 1820-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 135 items

Name of creator(s): Buckley Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Buckley (also called Bwcle). 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 Buckley parish, 1822-1992, including registers, 1822-1992; preacher's books, 1885-1950; service registers, 1927-1972; churchwarden's records, 1845-1963; Parochial Church Council minutes, 1905-1970; records of church affairs, 1875-1949; school records, 1904-1962; and miscellaneous, 1822-1927.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged in four groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwardens, parochial church council, church affairs, church organisations, school; Group Two, churchwardens records; Group Three, incumbent records, churchwardens, Easter vestry, miscellaneous; and Group Four, incumbent records.

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 have since been received.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. E. G. Price, Buckley, Clwyd, 1978 and later in 1994 and 1997.


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, Buckley Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 11 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

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

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