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Flintshire Record Office
Mold parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/40

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Mold Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Mold parish records

Creation date(s): 1604-2013

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 350 items

Name of creator(s): Mold Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Mold. 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 Mold parish, 1604-1996, including registers, 1604-1991; service registers, 1912-1993; confirmation registers, 1831-7 and 1893-1964; offertory and communicant's registers, 1896-1961; terriers, 1732-1856; glebe records, 1843-1935; tithe records, 1923-1931; churchwarden's records, 1799-1978; census returns, 1821-1831; records of church affairs, [c. 1910]-1994; records of charities ecclesiastical, 1913-1996; records of church organisations, 1841-1972; vestry minutes, 1870-2002; parochial church council minutes, 1971-2002; records of charities, 1641-1954; school records, 1744-1963; tithe maps and apportionments, 1839-1934; miscellaneous, 1742-2000; and coffin plates of members of the Eyton/ Wynne Eyton family, of Leeswood, 1781-1824.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into twelve groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, records of charities, school records, tithe records, and miscellaneous; Group Two, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, overseer's records, records of charities, and miscellaneous; Group Three, churchwarden's records; Group Four, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, records of church affairs, records of church organisations, records of charities ecclesiastical, records of charities, school records, tithe records, and miscellaneous; Groups Five and Six, incumbent records; Group Seven, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, and records of charities; Group Eight, churchwarden's records, records of church organizations, tithe records, and school records; Group Nine, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, vestry minutes, Parochial Church Council minutes, and overseer's records; Group Ten, incumbent records, records of church affairs, churchwarden's records, and records of charities ecclesiastical; Group Eleven, incumbent records; and Group Twelve, quinquennial inspection report.

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.

Related material: Further Mold parish records are Flintshire Record Office, D/KK; papers of the Eyton/ Wynne Eyton family are Flintshire Record Office, D/LE.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project and amended by Elizabeth Pettitt of Flintshire Record Office. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Mold Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 17 February 2004; GENUKI (UK and Ireland genealogy) website (, viewed 17 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 and May 2005

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