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Rhosddu is a village, community and ecclesiastical parish in the County Borough of Wrexham in Wales. Today, Rhosddu is a suburb of the town of Wrexham.

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History

The new parish of Rhosddu was formed by an Order in Council in 1886, containing the townships of Acton, Bieston and Gourton (from the parish of Wrexham), the township of Borras Riffri (from the parish of Gresford), and the township of Stansty (from the parish of Gwersyllt). In 1888, small parts of the townships of Broughton and Gwersyllt, from the parish of Gwersyllt, were added to it. In 1972, Rhosddu reverted to the parish of Wrexham.For more information see Rhosddu, Denbighshire at genuki.org.uk

Administration

Years County
pre 1536 Powys Fadog
1536 - 31 March 1974 Denbighshire
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996 Clwyd
from 1 April 1996 Wrexham

Records

Civil Records

Births, marriages and deaths in Rhosddu are recorded in the GRO indexes as:

Years Sub-district District Volumes
1 Jul 1837 - 1974 Wrexham Wrexham XXVII (1837-51)
11b (1852-1946)
8A (1946-74)

Church Records

 

Nonconformist 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.



The parish of Wrexham, and later the parish of Rhosddu, formed part of the Wrexham Registrar's District.

Year Parts
1841 missing
1851 HO107/
1861 RG9/
1871 RG10/
1881 RG11/
1891 RG12/
1901

Poor Law Union Records

The Wrexham Union was created on 30 March 1837 and the parish of Wrexham, and later the parish of Rhosddu, formed part of this. A workhouse was built at Croesnewydd in Bersham. The records of the Wrexham Union are now held at Denbighshire Record Office in Ruthin.

Cemeteries

 

See also

 

Bibliography

 

Web Sites

 


 

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