Flint, Flintshire, Wales Genealogy

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

Flint (Welsh: Fflint) is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in Flintshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the town 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 1831: "Flint, the nominal county town of the Shire of that name .... is beautifully situated on the estuary of the Dee, about 5 miles E.S.E. of Holywell (opposite Parkgate) and is 203 miles distant from London. It was formerly a place of considerable importance, on account of its maritime situation and its extensive fortress." (From Gleanings of the histories of Holywell, Flint, St. Asaph and Rhuddlan, J. Poole, 1831)

For more information on Flint see:

Flint 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 Holywell (1881)
Reg Sub-district Flint (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union Holywell
Hundred Coleshill
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]