Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales Genealogy
A guide to genealogy in Mostyn, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.
"MOSTYN, a village and a chapelry in Whitford parish, Flint. The village stands on the coast of the Dee's estuary, and on the Chester and Holyhead railway, 3¼ miles NW by N of Holywell; has a station on the railway, and a post office,‡ of the name of Mostyn Quay, under Holywell, and a good inn; and gives the title of Baron to the family of Mostyn. The chapelry was constituted in 1844. Real property, £10,783; of which £7,161 are in mines. Pop., 1,640. Houses, 343." (Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72, John Marius Wilson)
For more information on Mostyn see: Genuki - Mostyn
|before 31 March 1974||Flintshire|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Clwyd|
|from 1 April 1996||Flintshire|
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.