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Flintshire Record Office
Halkyn parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/26

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Halkyn Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Halkyn parish records

Creation date(s): 1594-1993

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 109 items

Name of creator(s): Halkyn Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Halkyn. 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 Halkyn parish, 1594-1993, including registers, 1594-1993; service registers, 1908-1986; terriers, 1791-1856; miscellaneous incumbent records, 1840-1920; churchwarden's records, 1769-1960; Parochial Church Council minutes, 1931-1974; records of church affairs, 1882-1908; school records, 1863-1904; tithe records, 1839-1923; marriage licences, 1892-1930; overseer's records, 1823-1894; Church Hall Committee minutes, 1957-1968; and highway rate books, 1876-1880.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, vestry records and tithe records; Group Two, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, Parochial Church Council records, records of church affairs, school records, and miscellaneous; Group Three, tithe map and apportionment; Group Four, overseer's rate books; Group Five, overseer's records; Group Six, church hall records; and Group Seven, highway rate book.

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:


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, Halkyn Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 13 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 | Halkyn
Halkyn (Wales) | Records and correspondence

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Halkyn (Wales)

Halkyn (Wales)

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