Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales Genealogy

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Denbigh (Welsh: Dinbych) is a town, community and ecclesiastical parish in Denbighshire, Wales. Prior to 1888, it was the county town of Denbighshire but was later replaced by Ruthin.

Before 1974 the town was in the historic county of Denbighshire and, between 1874 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd, Wales Genealogy. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of Denbighshire.

History[edit | edit source]

"DENBIGH,a borough, market town, and parish, having exclusive jurisdiction, locally in the hundred of Isaled, county of Denbigh (of which it is the ancient shire town); 218 miles (N.W.) from London, on the road from Ruthin to St. Asaph, containing 3786 inhabitants. ... Its presnt nams is a modernization of the Welsh designation Dinbech, signifying a small hill... " [ A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis] For more information see Denbigh, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk

Denbigh Parish
Jurisdictions
County bef 1974 add here
County 1 Apr 1974-31 Mar 1996 add here
County 1 Apr 1996 - add here
Civ Reg District St. Asaph (1881)
Reg Sub-district Denbigh (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union add here
Hundred Isaled
Province add here
Hamlets add here


Administration[edit | edit source]

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

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]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]