Flint, Flintshire Genealogy
A guide to genealogy in Flint, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.
In 1831: "Flint, the nominal county town of the Shire of that name .... is beautifully situated on the estuary of the Dee, about 5 miles E.S.E. of Holywell (opposite Parkgate) and is 203 miles distant from London. It was formerly a place of considerable importance, on account of its maritime situation and its extensive fortress." [From Gleanings of the histories of Holywell, Flint, St. Asaph and Rhuddlan, J. Poole, 1831]
For more information on Flint see: Genuki - Flint
|before 31 March 1974||Flintshire|
|1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996||Clwyd|
|from 1 April 1996||Flintshire|
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 464323.