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Flintshire Record Office
Northop parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/45

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Northop Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Northop parish records

Creation date(s): 1590-1993

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 667 items

Name of creator(s): Northop Parish

CONTEXT

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

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Northop parish, 1590-1993, including registers, 1590-1993; service registers, 1877-1987; income records, 1850-1866; terriers, 1683-1856; glebe and tithe accounts, 1786-1936; miscellaneous incumbent records, 1685-1935; churchwarden's records, 1671-1974; Parochial Church Council minutes, 1906-1974; records of church affairs, 1804-1946; records of church organisations, 1857-1939; records of charities ecclesiastical, 1946; vestry records, 1833-1936; overseer's records, 1669-1920; surveyor's records, 1670-[c.1850]; parish constable's records, [c. 1700]-1731; records of charities, 1607-1945; school records, 1832-1975; tithe maps and apportionments, 1839-1934; and miscellaneous, 1749-1968.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into seven groups: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, Parochial Church Council records, records of church affairs, records of church organisations, records of charities ecclesiastical, vestry records, overseer's records, surveyor's records, parish constable's records, records of charities, school records, tithe records, enclosure award, and miscellaneous; Group Two, miscellaneous; Group Three, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, school records, and miscellaneous; Group Four, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, Parochial Church Council records, records of church affairs, and school records; Group Five, incumbent records, and churchwarden's records; Group Six, incumbent records, and miscellaneous; and Group Seven, incumbent registers.

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: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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. J. M. R. Gore Rees, Northop, Mold, Clwyd, 1973-1982; Rev. G.L. Jones, Northop, 1998.

ALLIED MATERIALS

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.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Northop Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (http://www.dioceseofstasaph.org.uk/), viewed 18 February 2004; GENUKI (UK and Ireland genealogy) website (http://www.genuki.org.uk/), viewed 18 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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Church records and registers | Wales | Northop
Northop (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Northop (Wales)

Places
Northop (Wales)

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