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Flintshire Record Office
Ysceifiog parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 P/72

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Ysceifiog Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Short Title: Ysceifiog parish records

Creation date(s): 1630-2002

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 175 items

Name of creator(s): Ysceifiog Parish


Administrative/Biographical history: The county of Flintshire falls within the Diocese of St Asaph and consists of over fifty ecclesiastical parishes, including Ysceifiog. 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 Ysceifiog parish, 1630-2002, including registers, 1660-1996; service registers, 1918-1999; miscellaneous registers, 1901-1928; terriers, 1630-1921; tithe records, 1855-1933; churchwarden's records, 1687-1988; Parochial Church Council records, 1909-2002; records of church affairs, 1920-2000; vestry minutes, 1757-1900; overseer's records, 1759-1859; records of church organisations, 1903-1953; records of charities, 1901-1955; school records, 1845-1963; and miscellaneous, 1830-1993.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into groups, by deposit: Group One, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, Parochial Church Council records, records of church affairs, records of church organisations, vestry minutes, overseer's records, records of charities, school records, and miscellaneous; Group Two, churchwarden's records and school records; Group Three, churchwarden's records, records of church organisations, and school records; Group Four, records of church affairs and records of church organisations; Group Five, records of church affairs; Group Six, incumbent records; Group Seven, incumbent records and records of church affairs; Group Eight, incumbent records, churchwarden's records, Parochial Church Council records; records of church affairs, records of charities, and miscellaneous; and Group Nine, records relating to Ysceifiog new church, National Schools and church hall.

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: Item 11 has been returned to incumbent.

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.


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, Ysceifiog Parish records catalogue; Diocese of St Asaph Homepage (, viewed 2 March 2004; GENUKI (UK and Ireland Genealogy) website (, 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

Church records and registers | Wales | Ysceifiog
Ysgeifiog (Wales) | Records and correspondence

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Ysceifiog (Wales)

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