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

Bagillt is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish on the east coast of 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.

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History

"BAGILLT, at township in the parish of Holywell, Holywell division of the hundred of Coleshill, county of Flint, 3 miles (E. by S.) from Holywell. .... This place, which is divided in Bagillt-Vawr and Bagillt-Vechan, is situated close on the southern shore of the aestuary of the Dee, on a branch of the great road from Chester to Holyhead, which, branching off at Northorp, passes through Flint, and joins the main line at Holywell....There are places of worship for Independents, and for Calvinistc and Wesleyan Methodists."[A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, 1833, Samuel Lewis]

For more information on Bagillt see: Genuki - Bagillt

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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