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Cefn Meiriadog, or simply Cefn, is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish on the banks of the Afon Elwy in Denbighshire, Wales.

Before 1974 the village was in the historic county of Denbighshire 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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History

The ecclesiastical parish of Cefn was formed by an Order in Council on 7 February 1865 and comprised the two Denbighshire townships of Wigfair and Meiriadog, which had until then been in the parish of St. Asaph.

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Administration

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

Records

Civil Registration

Church Records

Census Records

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  • 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.
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  • 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

Web Sites


 

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