Clwyd Family History
Surnames and unusual first names beginning
LLOYD Marriages RICHARDS' Marriages
Marriages WYNNE Marriages
This master index contains
all of the surnames and many
of the more unusual first names to be found in the parish register
Clwyd (Denbighshire and Flintshire in North Wales). The transcriptions currently included are listed on
my 'Key' page - link above.
general intention is to indicate in which parish any of the names
may be found.
is my sincere hope that these pages, which have been added to
almost every day since February 2007, will become a regularly
The original parish registers
were transcribed and indexed by volunteer members of
Clwyd Family History Society, the results printed,
and are for sale by the Society.
Experts may not
always agree with the 'umbrella' name
under which I have placed some of the entries but I feel it
important to be
identify the parish register(s) for the name in which you are
interested. References are cross-indexed
be helpful and
here and there, for added interest, are place
names and the meaning of a name. There may be more information available, than is shown
the original records or in Clwyd FHS transcriptions.
The Index of Welsh Wills proved
Chester 1545-1858 is also included,
from some National
and reference books.
to aid research in the Clwyd area, and my grateful thanks must go to my 'technical
adviser', my son Duncan,
whom the pages may
never have become airborne!
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The following second-hand books are available free, if collected.
All are in good condition.
are interested in any one, or all, please em me to arrange
a mutually convenient date and time for collection.
Byng's Tours -
The Journals of The Hon. John Byng 1781-1792 edited by David Souden
Celtic Mythology (1999), Geddes & Grosset
Celtic Warriors (1990) W.F. and J.N.G. Ritchie
Country Living Guide to Rural Wales (2005) Peter Long
Discovering Antique Maps (1996) Alan G. Hodgkiss
Heraldic Families (English & Scottish) (1975), Keith B. Poole
Latin for Local and Family Historians (1995) Denis Stuart
Old Title Deeds (1986) N. W. Alcock
People Count -
a history of the General Register Office (1989) - Muriel Nissel
Family History in Wales(1996) Jean Instance & E E. Cann
The Archaeology of The Welsh Marches (1980), S. C. Stanford
The Clockmakers of Llanrwst (1993) Colin & Mary Brown
Book - England's Heritage Then & Now (1997) Editor: Thomas HINDE
The Genealogist's Encyclopedia (1971), Leslie G. Pine
They Lived in Flintshire (1960) Huw Williams
Jill Rose, Farndon, Cheshire
Clwyd FHS Member No. 203
A Bibliography to sources other than Parish Registers may be found at
the end of Page Z.
Achau' is the quarterly journal of the Clwyd Family History Society,
membership subscription UK/EC £15 p.a.,
overseas members £25 p.a.
Further information may be found on the Clwyd FHS website - link at the
top of this page.
The Clwyd FHS Resource Centre is at Well Street, Cefn Mawr, Wrexham
LL14 3AL. Tel: 01978 814924.
of all the transcribed and printed parish registers, as well as many
other publications, may be seen on the open shelves at
the Centre and used for research.
Non-members may join at the door.
For post-1837 research in the area visit the North Wales BMD website.
Clwyd Family History Society may also be accessed via Facebook.