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=== History  ===
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'''Meliden ''' (Welsh: '''Allt Melyd''') is a village and ecclesiastical parish in [[Denbighshire]], [[Wales]].
  
=== <br>Records  ===
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Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of [[Flintshire]] and, between 1874 and 1996 in the [[County of Clwyd]]. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of [[Denbighshire]].
  
==== <br>Civil Registration ====
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== History ==
  
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"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]<br>
  
==== <br>Census Records  ====
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For more information on Meliden see: [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/FLN/Meliden/index.html Genuki - Meliden]
  
==== <br>Probate Records ====
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== Administration ==
  
=== <br>Maps and Gazetteers  ===
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{| width="90%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="3" border="1" align="center" class="wikitable"
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|-
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! width="45%" | Years
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! width="45%" | County
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|- valign="top"
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| before 31 March 1974
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| [[Flintshire]]
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|- valign="top"
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| 1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996
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| [[County of Clwyd|Clwyd]]
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|- valign="top"
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| from 1 April 1996
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| [[Denbighshire]]
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|}
  
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk Vision of Britain]
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== Records  ==
  
=== Web Sites <br><br> ===
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=== Civil Registration  ===
  
[[Category:Flintshire Parishes]]
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=== Church Records  ===
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=== Census Records  ===
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{{British Census|464324}}
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=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Poor Law Union Records  ===
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6783 Vision of Britain - Meliden]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/eglwysi/meliden.htm Meliden Parish Church] at Clwyd FHS
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*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/cofadeiladau/meliden_wm.htm Meliden War Memorial] at Clwyd FHS
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[[Category:Denbighshire]] [[Category:Parishes_of_Historic_Flintshire]]

Revision as of 17:19, 28 June 2013

WalesGotoarrow.pngDenbighshireGotoarrow.pngMeliden

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. In 1996 it became part of the modern county of Denbighshire.

History

"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: Genuki - Meliden

Administration

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

Records

Civil Registration

Church Records

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.


Probate Records

Poor Law Union Records

Maps and Gazetteers

Web Sites