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Caerfallwch, Flintshire, Wales Genealogy

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

Caerfallwch is a village and ecclesiastical parish in Flintshire, Wales. Although the parish is officially Caerfallwch, it is often known as Rhosesmor, the largest village in the parish.

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[edit | edit source]

CAER-FALLWCH, or Caerallwch, a township in Northop parish, Flintshire; 3¼ miles S by E of Flint. Real property, £9,581; of which £6,646 are in mines. Pop., 925. Houses, 195. Some of the inhabitants are employed in lead mines. An ancient British camp here, called Moel-Gaer, encloses a circular area of 196 yards in diameter; has an artificial mound in the centre; commands a very extensive view; is one of the most perfect ancient strengths in North Wales; and is thought to have been an outpost of the Ordivices for defence against the Romans." (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72, John Marius Wilson)

For more information on Caerfallwch see:

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 1841-1891 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[edit | edit source]

Poor Law Union Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]