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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]]
[[Image:WalesWrexham.png|right|County Borough of Wrexham]]
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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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Its area includes parts of the ancient counties of [[Portal:Denbighshire|Denbighshire]] and [[Portal:Flintshire|Flintshire]] which were abolished in 1974.
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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 headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queen's Square, Wrexham.
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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]].  
  
== Communities ==
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== History  ==
  
The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the [[Communities in Wales|communities]] of:
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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.
  
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The headquarters of the authority are in the Guildhall, Queen's Square, [[Wrexham]].
* 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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== Registry Office ==
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== Communities  ==
  
Superintendent Registrar<br />
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The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the [[Communities in Wales|communities]] of:
Tŷ Dewi Sant<br />
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Rhosddu Road<br />
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WREXHAM<br />
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Wales<br />
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LL11 1NF<br />
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Telephone: +44 (0)1978 292027<br />
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Fax: +44 (0)1978 292676
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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]]
  
== Archive ==
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*[[Esclusham, Wrexham|Esclusham]]
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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]]
  
The A.N.Palmer Centre for Local Studies & Archives<br />
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Wrexham County Borough Museum,<br />
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*[[Minera, Wrexham|Minera]]
County Buildings,<br />
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*Offa, [[Wrexham]]
Regent Street,<br />
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*[[Overton, Wrexham|Overton]]
WREXHAM,<br />
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*[[Penycae, Wrexham|Penycae]]
Wales.<br />
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*[[Rhosddu, Wrexham]]
LL11 1RB<br />
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*[[Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham|Rhosllannerchrugog]]
Telephone: 01978 317973<br />
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*[[Rossett, Wrexham|Rossett]]
Fax: 01978 317982<br />
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*[[Ruabon, Wrexham|Ruabon]]
Email: archives@wrexham.gov.uk
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*Sesswick
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*[[Worthenbury, Wrexham|Willington Worthenbury]]
  
== See also ==
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== Bibliography ==
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== Registry Office  ==
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== External links ==
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Superintendent Registrar<br>The Guildhall<br>WREXHAM<br>Wales<br>LL11 1AY<br>
*[http://www.wrexham.gov.uk/ Wrexham County Borough Council]
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*[http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gaz&gazName=g&gazString=SJ335505 Ordnance Survey map of Wrexham]
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[[Category:Wales]] [[Category:Denbighshire]]
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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]]

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