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WREXHAM REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Registration County : Denbighshire.
Created
: 1.7.1837.
Abolished : 1.4.1974 (to become part of Wrexham Maelor registration district).
Sub-districts : Holt, Hope, Llangollen, Malpas, Ruabon, Wrexham., Wrexham & Bromfield
GRO volumes : XXVII (183751), 11b (18521946), 8A (194674).
Registers now held by : Wrexham and Cheshire West & Chester.

Table 1: List of Places in Wrexham Registration District

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Abenbury

Denbighshire

1935

1974

Created 1.4.1935 out of the parishes of Abenbury Fawr and Erlas. See also Table 2, note (m).

Abenbury Fawr

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Abenbury, Wrexham Regis, and Marchwiel.

Abenbury Fechan

Denbighshire

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become part of the parish ofAbenbury Fawr.

Acton

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Wrexham Regis, Gresford, Bieston, and Gwersyllt.

Agden

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Allington

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (c), (d) and (m).

Bangor

Flintshire

1837

1897

See Table 2, note (h).

Bersham

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Bieston

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Borras Hovah

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Bieston.

Borras Riffre

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Bieston.

Bradley

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Broughton

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Brymbo

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Burton

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Cacca Dutton

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Isycoed.

Cefn

Denbighshire

1895

1974

Created 3.8.1895 out of the parish of Ruabon. See also Table 2, note (m).

Chidlow

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Chirk

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Chorlton

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Church Shocklach

Cheshire

1837

1895

See Table 2, note (f).

Cuddington

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Dutton Diffieth

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Isycoed.

Dutton y Bran

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Isycoed.

Erbistock

Denbighshire and Flintshire

1837

1897

On 30.9.1897 the Flintshire part of the parish of Erbistock became part of the parish of Overton, so that thereafter Erbistock was wholly in Denbigshire. See also Table 2, notes (i) and (m).

Denbighshire

1897

1974

Erlas

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Abenbury and Wrexham Regis.

Erthig

Denbighshire

1837

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Erddig. See also Table 2, note (m).

Esclusham Above

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Esclusham Below

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Eyton

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Erbistock.

Glyn Traian

Denbighshire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Glyntraian. See also Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Gourton

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Bieston.

Gresford

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, notes (e) and (m).

Gwersyllt

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Holt

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Hope

Flintshire

1837

1871

See Table 2, note (b).

Isycoed

Denbighshire

1935

1974

Created 1.4.1935 out of the parishes of Sutton, Dutton Diffeth, Cacca Dutton, Ridley, and Dutton y Bran. See also Table 2, note (m).

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Llangadwaladr

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Llangedwyn

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Llangollen Rural

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Llangollen Urban

Denbighshire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Llangollen. See also Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Llanrhaiadr ym Mochnant

Denbighshire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Llanrhaiadr yn Mochnant. See also Table 2, notes (k) and (m).

Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog

Denbighshire

1935

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Llansantffraid Glynceiriog. See also Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Llansilin

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (l) and (m).

Llantysilio

Denbighshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, notes (j) and (m).

Llay

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Malpas

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Marchwiel

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Marford & Hoseley

Flintshire

1837

1871

See Table 2, note (b).

Minera

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Newton by Malpas

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Oldcastle

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Overton

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Pen y Cae

Denbighshire

1895

1974

Created 3.8.1895 out of the parish of Ruabon. Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Penycae. See also Table 2, note (m).

Pickhill

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Sesswick.

Rhosllannerchrugog

Denbighshire

1895

1974

Created 3.8.1895 out of the parish of Ruabon. See also Table 2, note (m).

Ridley

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Isycoed.

Royton

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Sesswick.

Ruabon

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Sesswick

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Shocklach Oviatt

Cheshire

1837

1895

See Table 2, note (f).

Stansty

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become parts of the parishes of Wrexham Regis and Gwersyllt.

Stockton

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Sutton

Denbighshire

1837

1935

Abolished 1.4.1935 to become part of the parish of Isycoed.

Threapwood

Cheshire and Flintshire

1837

1896

On 30.9.1896 the Flintshire part of the parish of Threapwood became part of Cheshire, so that thereafter Threapwood was wholly in Cheshire. See also Table 2, note (g).

Cheshire

1896

1896

Tryddyn

Flintshire

1837

1871

See Table 2, note (b).

Wigland

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Worthenbury

Flintshire

1837

1897

See Table 2, note (h).

Wrexham Abbott

Denbighshire

1837

1885

Abolished 25.3.1885 to become part of the parish of Wrexham Regis.

Wrexham Regis

Denbighshire

1837

1974

See Table 2, note (m).

Wychough

Cheshire

1837

1853

See Table 2, note (a).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Wrexham Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

4.4.1853

(a)

Lost the parishes of Agden, Bradley, Chidlow, Chorlton, Cuddington, Malpas, Newton by Malpas, Oldcastle, Overton, Stockton, Wigland, and Wychough, to Whitchurch registration district.

2198 in 1851

1.8.1871

(b)

Lost the parishes of Hope, Marford & Hoseley, and Tryddyn, to Chester registration district.

5772 in 1871

25.3.1885

(c)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Allington, including Pant (which became part of the parish of Marford & Hoseley on 25.3.1885) to Chester registration district.

4 in 1891

(d)

Gained part of the parish of Allington (which until 25.3.1885 formed a detached part of the parish of Marford & Hoseley, including the Alyn Hotel, Post Office, part of Gun Street, etc.) from Chester registration district.

81 in 1891

(e)

Lost a detached part of the parish of Gresford, comprising The Elms Hall and Lodge (which became part of the parish of Marford & Hoseley on 25.3.1885) to Chester registration district.

81 in 1891

1.11.1895

(f)

Lost the parishes of Church Shocklach and Shocklach Oviatt to Chester registration district.

316 in 1891

1.11.1896

(g)

Lost the parish of Threapwood to Whitchurch registration district.

306 in 1891

1.9.1897

(h)

Lost the parishes of Bangor and Worthenbury to Ellesmere registration district.

973 in 1891

1.10.1897

(i)

Lost part of the parish of Erbistock (which became part of the parish of Overton on 30.9.1897) to Ellesmere registration district.

0 in 1891

1.10.1935

(j)

Gained the parishes of Glyn Traian, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Llangollen Rural, Llangollen Urban, Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog, and Llantysillio, from Corwen registration district.

8142 in 1931

(k)

Gained the parishes of Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr, Llangadwaladr, Llangedwyn, and Llanrhaiadr ym Mochnant, from Llanfyllin registration district.

1415 in 1931

(l)

Gained the parishes of Chirk and Llansilin from Oswestry registration district.

4036 in 1931

1.4.1974
(abolished)

(m)

Lost the constituent parishes of Abenbury, Allington, Bersham, Bieston, Broughton, Brymbo, Burton, Cefn, Chirk, Erbistock, Erthig, Esclusham Above, Esclusham Below, Glyn Traian, Gresford, Gwersyllt, Holt, Isycoed, Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr, Llangadwaladr, Llangedwyn, Llangollen Rural, Llangollen Urban, Llanrhaiadr ym Mochnant, Llansaintffraid Glyn Ceiriog, Llansilin, Llantysilio, Llay, Marchwiel, Minera, Pen y Cae, Rhosllannerchrugog, Ruabon, Sesswick, and Wrexham Regis (which were transferred from Denbighshire to the county of Clwyd on 1.4.1974) to Wrexham Maelor registration district.

112452 in 1971


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