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Flintshire Record Office
Sandycroft ecclesiastical district, Hawarden, records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/60

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Sandycroft Ecclesiastical District Records

Short Title: Sandycroft ecclesiastical district, Hawarden, records

Creation date(s): 1913-2004

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 12 items

Name of creator(s): Sandycroft District, Hawarden parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Hawarden, of which Sandycroft 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 Francis, Sandycroft, is a constituent church in the Rectorial Benefice of Hawarden and not a separate parish. The ecclesiastical district of Sandycroft does not have specifically defined boundaries within the parish of Hawarden.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Sandycroft district, including register, 1913-1952; service register, 1972-1984.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: register; and service register

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 records of Hawarden parish are Flintshire Record Office, P/28, and D/BJ, Bell Jones papers.


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, Sandycroft District records catalogue; Collis, Kim, The West Glamorgan Archive Service, A Guide to the Collections (Swansea, 1998); Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 1 March 2004; GENUKI (UK and Ireland genealogy) website (, viewed 1 March 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2004

Church records and registers | Wales | Sandycroft (Hawarden)
Hawarden (Wales) | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Hawarden (Wales)

Sandycroft (Wales)

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