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The '''County Borough of Wrexham''' (Welsh: ''Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam'') is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of [[Wrexham]] in [[Portal:Wales|Wales]].
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[[Wales]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]County Borough of Wrexham
  
== History ==
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[[Image:Wales-county-wrexham.jpg|right|Wales-county-wrexham.jpg]]
  
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the area was previously part of the former district of '''Wrexham Maelor''' in the former county of '''Clwyd''' but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndwr''', also in the former county of '''Clwyd'''.
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A guide to genealogy in the '''County Borough of Wrexham''', with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.  
  
The area includes parts of the ancient counties of [[Portal:Denbighshire|Denbighshire]] and [[Portal:Flintshire|Flintshire]] which were abolished in 1974.
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The '''County Borough of Wrexham''' (Welsh: '''Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam''') is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of [[Wrexham]] in [[Wales]].  
  
The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queens Square, Wrexham.
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== History  ==
  
== Communities ==
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The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the county was previously part of the former district of '''Wrexham Maelor''' in the former county of [[County of Clwyd|Clwyd]] but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndŵr''', also in the former county of Clwyd, and previosuly in the historic county of [[Denbighshire]] which were abolished in 1974.
  
The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the [[Communities in Wales|communities]] of:
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The headquarters of the authority are in the Guildhall, Queen's Square, [[Wrexham]].
  
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== Communities  ==
* Abenbury
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* Acton
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* [[Bangor is y Coed]]
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* Bronington
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* [[Broughton, Wrexham|Broughton]]
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* Brymbo
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* Caia Park
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* [[Cefn, Wrexham|Cefn]]
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* Ceiriog Ucha
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* [[Chirk]]
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* [[Coedpoeth]]
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* [[Erbistock]]
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* [[Esclusham]]
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* Glyntraian
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* [[Gresford]]
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* [[Gwersyllt]]
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* [[Hanmer]]
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* Holt
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* Isycoed
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* [[Llangollen Rural]]
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* Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog
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* Llay
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* Maelor South
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* Marchwiel
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* [[Minera, Wrexham|Minera]]
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* Offa
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* [[Overton, Wrexham|Overton]]
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* [[Penycae, Wrexham|Penycae]]
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* Rhosddu
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* [[Rhosllannerchrugog]]
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* Rossett
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* [[Ruabon]]
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* Sesswick
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* Willington Worthenbury
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== See also ==
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The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the [[Communities in Wales|communities]] of:
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== Bibliography ==
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*Abenbury, [[Wrexham]]
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*Acton, [[Wrexham]]
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*[[Bangor is y Coed, Wrexham|Bangor is y Coed]]
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*[[Bronington, Wrexham|Bronington]]
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*[[Broughton, Wrexham|Broughton]]
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*[[Brymbo, Wrexham|Brymbo]]
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*Caia Park, [[Wrexham]]
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*[[Cefn, Wrexham|Cefn]]
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*[[Ceiriog Ucha, Wrexham|Ceiriog Ucha]]
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*[[Chirk, Wrexham|Chirk]]
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*[[Coedpoeth, Wrexham|Coedpoeth]]
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*[[Erbistock, Wrexham|Erbistock]]
  
== External links ==
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*[http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/ Wrexham County Borough Council]
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*[[Esclusham, Wrexham|Esclusham]]  
*[http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gaz&gazName=g&gazString=SJ335505 Ordnance Survey map of Wrexham]
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*Glyntraean
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*[[Gresford, Wrexham|Gresford]]
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*[[Gwersyllt, Wrexham|Gwesyllt]]
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*[[Hanmer, Wrexham|Hanmer]]
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*[[Holt, Wrexham|Holt]]
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*[[Isycoed, Wrexham|Isycoed]]Isycoed
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*[[Llangollen Rural, Wrexham|Llangollen Rural]]
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*[[Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham|Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog]]
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*[[Llay, Wrexham|Llay]]
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*Maelor South
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*[[Marchwiel, Wrexham|Marchwiel]]
  
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*[[Minera, Wrexham|Minera]]
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*Offa, [[Wrexham]]
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*[[Overton, Wrexham|Overton]]
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*[[Penycae, Wrexham|Penycae]]
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*[[Rhosddu, Wrexham]]
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*[[Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham|Rhosllannerchrugog]]
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*[[Rossett, Wrexham|Rossett]]
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*[[Ruabon, Wrexham|Ruabon]]
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*Sesswick
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*[[Worthenbury, Wrexham|Willington Worthenbury]]
  
[[Category:Wales]] [[Category:Denbighshire]]
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|}
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== Registry Office  ==
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Superintendent Registrar<br>The Guildhall<br>WREXHAM<br>Wales<br>LL11 1AY<br>
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Telephone: +44 (0)1978 292027
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== Archive  ==
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The A. N. Palmer Centre for Local Studies &amp; Archives<br> Wrexham County Borough Museum,<br> County Buildings,<br> Regent Street,<br> WREXHAM,<br> Wales.<br> LL11 1RB<br> Telephone: +44 (0)1978 317973<br> Email: [mailto:archives@wrexham.gov.uk archives@wrexham.gov.uk]
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== See also  ==
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== Bibliography  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/ Wrexham County Borough Council]  
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*[http://www.clwydfhs.org.uk/cofadeiladau/wm-wrexham.htm Wrexham War Memorials]
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== References  ==
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<references />
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{{Wales modern counties}}
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[[Category:Wales]]

Latest revision as of 14:38, 6 November 2013

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A guide to genealogy in the County Borough of Wrexham, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

The County Borough of Wrexham (Welsh: Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam) is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of Wrexham in Wales.

Contents

History

The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. Most of the county was previously part of the former district of Wrexham Maelor in the former county of Clwyd but several communities come from the former district of Glyndŵr, also in the former county of Clwyd, and previosuly in the historic county of Denbighshire which were abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in the Guildhall, Queen's Square, Wrexham.

Communities

The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the communities of:

Registry Office

Superintendent Registrar
The Guildhall
WREXHAM
Wales
LL11 1AY

Telephone: +44 (0)1978 292027

Archive

The A. N. Palmer Centre for Local Studies & Archives
Wrexham County Borough Museum,
County Buildings,
Regent Street,
WREXHAM,
Wales.
LL11 1RB
Telephone: +44 (0)1978 317973
Email: archives@wrexham.gov.uk

See also

Bibliography

Web Sites

References



 

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