Saltney, Flintshire Genealogy

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'''Saltney''' is a small town on the Dee Estuary 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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'''Saltney''' is a small town on the Dee Estuary in [[Flintshire]], [[Wales]] and sits immediately on the border with [[England]], with parts of the community on both sides!
  
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, '''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.
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== History  ==
  
=== Census  ===
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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.
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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'''.
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== Records  ==
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=== Census Records ===
  
 
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  
 
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  
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Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records  
 
Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records  
  
=== Poor Law Unions ===
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=== Poor Law Union Records ===
  
 
*[[Hawarden Poor Law Union]]
 
*[[Hawarden Poor Law Union]]
  
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[[Category:Flintshire]] [[Category:Cheshire]]

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Saltney is a small town on the Dee Estuary in Flintshire, Wales and sits immediately on the border with England, with parts of the community on both sides!

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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

1841 FHL BRITISH Film 464324
1851 p. 842-865 FHL BRITISH Film 87164
1861 FHL BRITISH Film 543003
1871 FHL BRITISH Film 842132
1881 FHL BRITISH Film 1341853
1891 RG 12/2869 (4 fiches) FHL BRITISH Fiche 6097979

Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records

Poor Law Union Records