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Flintshire Record Office
Worthenbury parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/71

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Worthenbury Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Worthenbury parish records

Creation date(s): 1597-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 26 items

Name of creator(s): Worthenbury Parish

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes. 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 Worthenbury parish, 1597-1970, including registers, 1597-1970; service registers, 1904-1959; churchwarden's records, 1818-1919; records of church organisations, 1867-1905; and tithe records, 1838-1920.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: incumbent records; churchwarden's records; church organisations; school records; and tithe 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: 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. D. Patterson, Wrexham, Clwyd, 1978.

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, Worthenbury Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (http://www.dioceseofstasaph.org.uk/), viewed 2 March 2004; GENUKI (UK and Ireland genealogy) website (http://www.genuki.org.uk/), viewed 2 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


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

Personal names

Corporate names
Worthenbury (Wales)

Places
Worthenbury (Wales)

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