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==== Introduction  ====
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[[Wales]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Flintshire]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]Saltney
  
Saltney is a small town in [[Flintshire]], [[Wales]]. It is immediately to the west of the border with Cheshire in England and forms part of the Chester urban area.  
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A guide to genealogy in '''Saltney''', with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.
  
The name is derived from the former salt marshes on which it is built, lying on the River Dee. Once the terminus of Sir John Glynne's Canal,
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'''Saltney''' is a small town and [[Communities in Wales|community]] on the Dee Estuary in [[Flintshire]], [[Wales]] and sits immediately on the border with [[England]], with parts of the community on both sides! The whole of Saltney is in the English ecclesiastical parish of '''Lache-with-Saltney'''.
  
Higher Saltney more commonly known by local people as "Top Saltney" (part of the area known locally as Saltney) is in Chester, Cheshire, with the Welsh sector of the community known more specifically as Saltney Town. The English-Welsh border runs down the middle of Boundary Lane in Saltney, the only urban street in England/Wales where this happens. This means that houses on the west side of the street are in the Flintshire County Council area and in the North Wales Police jurisdictions, while those on the east side are in the Cheshire West and Chester unitary authority area and in the Cheshire Police jurisdiction.<br>
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== History  ==
  
==== Census<br>  ====
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The name is derived from the former salt marshes on which it is built, lying on the River Dee. The Wales/England border runs down the middle of Boundary Lane in Saltney, the only urban street in England or Wales where this happens.
  
1841 FHL BRITISH Film 464324 <br>1851 p. 842-865 FHL BRITISH Film 87164 <br>1861 FHL BRITISH Film 543003 <br>1871 FHL BRITISH Film 842132 <br>1881 FHL BRITISH Film 1341853 <br>1891 RG 12/2869 (4 fiches) FHL BRITISH Fiche 6097979 <br>
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Once the terminus of Sir John Glynne's Canal, '''Higher Saltney''' more commonly known by local people as "Top Saltney" is in [[Chester, Cheshire]], [[England]], with the Welsh part of the community known more specifically as '''Saltney Town'''.  
  
Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records  
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== Records ==
  
==== Poor Law Unions<br> ====
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=== Census Records ===
  
[[Hawarden Poor Law Union]]<br><br><br>
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{{British Census|464324}}
  
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=== Poor Law Union Records  ===
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*[[Hawarden Poor Law Union]]
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[[Category:Flintshire]] [[Category:Cheshire]]

Latest revision as of 01:26, 26 June 2013

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

Saltney is a small town and community on the Dee Estuary in Flintshire, Wales and sits immediately on the border with England, with parts of the community on both sides! The whole of Saltney is in the English ecclesiastical parish of Lache-with-Saltney.

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History

The name is derived from the former salt marshes on which it is built, lying on the River Dee. The Wales/England border runs down the middle of Boundary Lane in Saltney, the only urban street in England or Wales where this happens.

Once the terminus of Sir John Glynne's Canal, Higher Saltney more commonly known by local people as "Top Saltney" is in Chester, Cheshire, England, with the Welsh part of the community known more specifically as Saltney Town.

Records

Census Records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464324.

Poor Law Union Records


 

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