Brymbo, Wrexham, Wales Genealogy

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Denbighshire Parishes

Brymbo is a village and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Wrexham in Wales. It was part of the historic county of Denbighshire.


BRYMBO a joint township with Broughton in that part of the parish of Wrexham which is in the hundred of Bromfield, county of Denbigh, north Wales, 5 miles (N. by N.W.) from Wrexham. A church was erected in the year 1841, with the aid, principally, of Her Majesty's Church Commissioners [1]


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

Census Records

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.

The parish of Wrexham, and later the parish of Brymbo, formed part of the Wrexham Registrar's District.

Year Parts
1841 missing
1851 HO107/
1861 RG9/
1871 RG10/
1881 RG11/
1891 RG12/

Church Records

Nonconformist Church Records

The following records have been published:

Chapel Source Baptisms
Gyfynus Independent Clwyd FHS Blackwell Index CD 1827-1837
Harwd Calvinistic Methodist Clwyd FHS Blackwell Index CD 1829-1837
Harwd Calvinistic Methodist C101341 1829-1837

Civil Records

Births, marriages and deaths in Brymbo are recorded in the GRO indexes as:

Years Sub-district District Volumes
1 Jul 1837 - 1974 Wrexham Wrexham XXVII (1837-51)
11b (1852-1946)
8A (1946-74)

Poor Law Union

The Wrexham Union was created on 30 March 1837 and the parish of Wrexham, and later the parish of Brymbo, formed part of this. A workhouse was built at Croesnewydd in Wrexham. The records of the Wrexham Union are now held at Denbighshire Record Office in Ruthin.





  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1849), . Adapted. Date accessed: 11 September 2014.