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Llansilin, Shropshire Genealogy


Guide to Llansilin, Shropshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Llansilin is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in the County of Powys, Wales. The parish lies on the England/Wales border, with the townships of Lledrod and Sychtyn being in England. For the main article see Llansilin, Wales.

Llansilin, Shropshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Chirk; Oswestry
County Shropshire
Poor Law Union Oswestry
Registration District Oswestry
Records begin
Parish registers: 1668
Bishop's Transcripts: 1666
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Llangollen
Diocese St Asaph
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Shropshire Record Office

Parish HistoryEdit

LLANSILIN, a township, a parish, and a sub-district in Oswestry district; the township and most of the parish electorally in Denbigh, the rest of the parish and the sub-district electorally in Shropshire. The township lies on the river Cynlleth, adjacent to the boundary with Shropshire, 3½ miles W of Offa's dyke, and 6 WSW of Oswestry r. station. [1]

ResourcesEdit

Civil RegistrationEdit

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church recordsEdit

Llansilin parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Shropshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP Banns = Shropshire Banns (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC = Shropshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
TGEN = Shropshire Parish Records (TheGenealogist) - ($)[2]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Llansilin Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS PRs 1538-1918
1538-1918
1538-1918
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1538-1900
1538-1906
1518-1900
FMP Banns

1754-1900


ANC 1538-1812
1538-1812
1538-1812
TGEN 1538-1800s
1538-1800s
1538-1800s
JOIN

1538-1837


BOYD

1538-1850


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records may be found on Mel Lockie. Records are also available at the Shropshire Archives.

Census recordsEdit

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


Probate recordsEdit

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Shropshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and GazetteersEdit

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

WebsitesEdit

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SAL/Llansilin/index.html

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

ReferencesEdit