Bistre, Flintshire, Wales Genealogy

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Bistre

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

Bistre (Welsh:Croesesgob) is a village and ecclesiastical parish in Flintshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Flintshire and, between 1974 and 1996 in the County of Clwyd. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of Flintshire.

History

"BISTREE, a township and a chapelry in Mold parish, Flint. The township lies 1 mile N of Llong r. station, and 2 E of Mold. It includes part of Buckley hamlet; which has a post office under Flint. Real property, £3,189. Pop., 1,733. Houses, 372. The chapelry is more extensive than the township; and was constituted in 1844. Pop., 2,347. Houses, 501. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £150.* Patron, the Vicar of Mold. The church was built in 1841; sank and became shattered from undermining in coal-works; and was restored in 1861." (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72, John Marius Wilson)

For more information on Bistre see:

Administration

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

Records

Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee ($) or free.

  • FamilySearch now has all of the British Censuses available.
  • findmypast ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • Ancestry.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
  • The Genealogist.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.



Probate Records

Poor Law Union Records

Maps and Gazetteers

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