Bodfari, Denbighshire Genealogy

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'''Bodfari''' is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish on the banks of the Afon Chwiler in [[Denbighshire]], [[Wales]].
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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.
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The ecclesiastical parish contains the townships of '''Bodfari''', in historic Flintshire, and '''Aberwheeler''' (Welsh: '''Aberchwiler'''), in historic Denbighshire.
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
"This place is, from its name, supposed to have been the Roman station Varis, and the opinion has been in some degree confirmed by the recent discovery of urns, ornaments, fragments of weapons, and other relics of Roman antiquity, in the grounds of Pontrifith, and some coins near the junctions of the rivers Clwyd and Whielor, the supposed site of the Roman station." [ A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, S. Lewis, 1834]  The parish contains the townships of Bodfari (old Flintshire) and Aberwheeler (old Denbighshire). For more information, see [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/FLN/Bodfari/index.html Bodfari, Flintshire, at genuki.org.uk]
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In 1834: "This place is, from its name, supposed to have been the Roman station Varis, and the opinion has been in some degree confirmed by the recent discovery of urns, ornaments, fragments of weapons, and other relics of Roman antiquity, in the grounds of Pontrifith, and some coins near the junctions of the rivers Clwyd and Whielor, the supposed site of the Roman station." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, S. Lewis, 1834].  
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For more information on Bodfari see:[http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/FLN/Bodfari/index.html Genuki - Bodfari]  
  
 
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=== Maps and Gazetteers  ===
 
=== Maps and Gazetteers  ===
  
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk Vision of Britain]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1478 Vision of Britain - Bodfari]
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
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Revision as of 11:32, 12 May 2013

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Bodfari is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish on the banks of the Afon Chwiler 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.

The ecclesiastical parish contains the townships of Bodfari, in historic Flintshire, and Aberwheeler (Welsh: Aberchwiler), in historic Denbighshire.

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History

In 1834: "This place is, from its name, supposed to have been the Roman station Varis, and the opinion has been in some degree confirmed by the recent discovery of urns, ornaments, fragments of weapons, and other relics of Roman antiquity, in the grounds of Pontrifith, and some coins near the junctions of the rivers Clwyd and Whielor, the supposed site of the Roman station." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, S. Lewis, 1834].

For more information on Bodfari see:Genuki - Bodfari

Administration

Years County
1536 - 31 March 1974 Flintshire & Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Denbighshire

Records

Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

Probate Records

Maps and Gazetteers

Web Sites