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[[Image:WalesWrexham.png|thumb]] The '''County Borough of Wrexham''' (Welsh: ''Bwrdeistref Sirol Wrecsam'') is a Unitary Authority centred on the town of [[Wrexham]] in [[Wales]].
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Guide to '''County Borough of Wrexham, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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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.
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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 Genealogy|Wales]].
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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 [[County of Clwyd|Clwyd]] but several communities come from the former district of '''Glyndŵr''', also in the former county of Clwyd.
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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 Genealogy|Denbighshire]] which were abolished in 1974.  
 
 
Its area includes parts of the ancient counties of [[Denbighshire, Wales|Denbighshire]] and [[Flintshire, Wales|Flintshire]] which were abolished in 1974.  
 
  
The headquarters of the authority are in Guild Hall, Queen's Square, [[Wrexham]].  
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The headquarters of the authority are in the Guildhall, Queen's Square, [[Wrexham]].  
  
 
== Communities  ==
 
== Communities  ==
 
 
The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the [[Communities in Wales|communities]] of:  
 
The county borough of Wrexham is divided into the [[Communities in Wales|communities]] of:  
  
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*[[Esclusham, Wrexham|Esclusham]]  
 
*[[Esclusham, Wrexham|Esclusham]]  
*Glyntraian
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*Glyntraean
 
*[[Gresford, Wrexham|Gresford]]  
 
*[[Gresford, Wrexham|Gresford]]  
 
*[[Gwersyllt, Wrexham|Gwesyllt]]  
 
*[[Gwersyllt, Wrexham|Gwesyllt]]  
 
*[[Hanmer, Wrexham|Hanmer]]  
 
*[[Hanmer, Wrexham|Hanmer]]  
*Holt  
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*[[Holt, Wrexham|Holt]]
*Isycoed  
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*[[Isycoed, Wrexham|Isycoed]]Isycoed  
 
*[[Llangollen Rural, Wrexham|Llangollen Rural]]  
 
*[[Llangollen Rural, Wrexham|Llangollen Rural]]  
 
*[[Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham|Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog]]  
 
*[[Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham|Llansanffraid Glyn Ceiriog]]  
*Llay  
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*[[Llay, Wrexham|Llay]]
 
*Maelor South  
 
*Maelor South  
*Marchwiel
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*[[Marchwiel, Wrexham|Marchwiel]]
  
 
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*[[Rhosddu, Wrexham]]  
 
*[[Rhosddu, Wrexham]]  
 
*[[Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham|Rhosllannerchrugog]]  
 
*[[Rhosllannerchrugog, Wrexham|Rhosllannerchrugog]]  
*Rossett  
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*[[Rossett, Wrexham|Rossett]]
 
*[[Ruabon, Wrexham|Ruabon]]  
 
*[[Ruabon, Wrexham|Ruabon]]  
 
*Sesswick  
 
*Sesswick  
*Willington Worthenbury
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*[[Worthenbury, Wrexham|Willington Worthenbury]]
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== Parishes  ==
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*See a list of the parishes in Wrexham with links to their pages.
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*Interactive map of [http://maps.familysearch.org Wrexham Parishes].
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== Registry Office  ==
 
== Registry Office  ==
  
Superintendent Registrar<br> Tŷ Dewi Sant<br> Rhosddu Road<br> WREXHAM<br> Wales<br> LL11 1NF<br>  
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Superintendent Registrar<br>The Guildhall<br>WREXHAM<br>Wales<br>LL11 1AY<br>  
  
Telephone: +44 (0)1978 292027<br> Fax: +44 (0)1978 292676
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Telephone: +44 (0)1978 292027  
  
 
== Archive  ==
 
== Archive  ==
  
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> Fax: +44 (0)1978 317982<br> Email: [mailto:archives@wrexham.gov.uk archives@wrexham.gov.uk]  
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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]  
  
 
== See also  ==
 
== See also  ==
  
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== Bibliography  ==
  
== Bibliography ==
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== Websites ==
  
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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]
  
== External links ==
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== References ==
  
*[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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Guide to County Borough of Wrexham, Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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County Borough of Wrexham

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.

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:

Parishes

  • See a list of the parishes in Wrexham with links to their pages.
  • Interactive map of Wrexham Parishes.


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

Websites

References