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Flintshire Record Office
Pentrobin Ecclesiastical District, Hawarden parish, records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/48

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Pentrobin Ecclesiastical District, Hawarden, Records

Short Title: Pentrobin Ecclesiastical District, Hawarden parish, records

Creation date(s): 1843-2007

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 8 items

Name of creator(s): Pentrobin District


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, inclduing Hawarden, of which Pentrobin is a district. 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. St John's, Pentrobin, is a constituent church in the Rectorial Benefice of Hawarden, and not a separate parish.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pentrobin district, 1843-2007, including registers, 1843-2007; and service registers, 1942-1954.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged in two groups: Groups One and Two both consist of 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 are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. P. Leeming, Hawarden, Clwyd, 1983 and 1985 and Rev. Paulette Gower, 2008-2010.


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: Service registers of Pentrobin, 1954-1970, are Flintshire Record Office, P/28/1/172. Parish records of Hawarden are Flintshire Record Office, P/28, and D/BJ, Bell Jones MSS.


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, Pentrobin District records catalogue; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 18 February 2004; GENUKI (UK and Ireland genealogy) website (, 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: Feb 2004; updated Sep 2010

Church records and registers | Wales | Pentrobyn, Hawarden
Hawarden (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Hawarden (Wales)

Pentrobyn (Wales)

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