Meliden, Denbighshire, Wales Genealogy

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Meliden (Welsh: Allt Melyd) is a village and ecclesiastical parish in Denbighshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Flintshire 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]

"MELIDEN, a parish in the hundred or Prestatyn, county of Flint, 5 miles (N.by E.) from St. Asaph, containing 720 inhabitants. This parshi, which is supposed to derive its name from the dedication of its church, is situated at the north-westen extremity of the county, and on the shore of the Irish sea.... The church, dedicated to St. Melid, is not remarkable for any peculiarity of architectural detail. ... In the hamlet of Prestatyn, in this parish, are some vestiges of an ancient castle, called Plas Prestatyn." (A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis)

For more information on Meliden see:

Meliden 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 St. Asaph (1881)
Probate Court add here
Diocese add here
Rural Deanery add here
Chapelry add here
Poor Law Union St Asaph
Hundred Prestatyn
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 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]

Poor Law Union Records[edit | edit source]

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