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Flintshire Record Office
Flint parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/20

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Flint Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Flint parish records

Creation date(s): 1598-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 103 items

Name of creator(s): Flint Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Flint. 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. The civil administration of the parish was the responsibility of the Borough of Flint.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Flint parish, 1598-1968, including registers, 1598-1968; service registers, 1922-1968; churchwarden's records, 1760-1941; Parochial Church Council minutes, 1922-1945; records of church organisations, 1866-1896; vestry minutes, 1708-1920; and overseer's records, 1748-1862.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into three groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, parochial church council records, records of church organisations, vestry records, and overseer's records; Group Two, churchwarden's records; and Group Three, overseer's 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 are possible

Archival history: Rate books, 1839-1862, were found among the records of the Holywell Board of Guardians and transferred to this collection.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Canon E. A. Grey, Flint, Clwyd, 1978, and later


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.

Related material: Civil records for Flint are Flintshire Record Office, B, Flint Borough.


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, Flint Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 12 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

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

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