Caerwys, Flintshire, Wales Genealogy

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A guide to genealogy in Caerwys, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

Caerwys is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in Flintshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Flintshire and, between 1974 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd, Wales Genealogy. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of Flintshire.

History[edit | edit source]

In 1812 - Caerwys, a small market town containing, according to the returns made to Parliament, 162 houses, and 773 inhabitants. ... It having been a Roman station, and afterwards a seat of judicature: the assize, or great sessions for the county of Flint being held for several centuries at this place." (From North Wales, Rev. J. Evans, 1812)

It contains the townships of Tref Edwyn, Tre-dre, Bryngwyn Ucha and Bryngwyn Isa.

For more information on Caerwys see:

Caerwys Parish
Jurisdictions
County bef 1974 Flintshire
County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996 Clwyd
County 1 Apr 1996 - Flintshire
Civ Reg District Holywell (1881)
Reg Sub-district Whitford (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union Holywell
Hundred Rhuddlan
Province add here
Hamlets add here


Administration[edit | edit source]

Years County
before 31 March 1974 Flintshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Flintshire

Records[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Union Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]