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The new parish of Bwlchgwyn was formed by an Order in Council on 5 March 1880, from a portion of the parish of Brymbo, and a small part of the parish of Llanfynydd (in Flintshire).

For a map link to this place - see Maps under Wrexham.


Church History

Ordnance Survey reference SJ 266534.
A combined school and chapel of ease was built in 1867. It was later converted to a church by adding a chancel, vestry and porch, and was consecrated as Christ Church on 1 October 1879.

The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.

Nonconformist Churches Nonconformist places of worship for Bwlchgwyn were included in the "Welsh Church Commission - County of Denbigh - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905"under the Civilparish of Brymbo. Details will be found on the parish page for Brymbo.

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Church Records

Parish Registers

Baptisms Marriages Burials
1880 - 1990 1882 - 1983 1881 - 1990

Bishop's Transcripts


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Civil Registration

Having been formed chiefly from townships of the ancient parish of Wrexham, the parish of Bwlchgwyn was assigned to the Wrexham Registration District.

In the GRO indexes to civil registration, entries for Bwlchgwyn are in the format :

(GRO index references have no relevance at the local Superintendent Registrar's Office)

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Description and Travel

Bwlchgwyn - on wikipedia

Bwlchgwyn Ancestry site

Bwlchgwyn - on the geograph site

Bwlchgwyn - on Hilary's site


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