The new parish of Trofarth was formed by an Order in Council on 20 November 1873. It comprised the township of Trofarth, and part of the township of Cilcen (which until then had been in the parish of Betws yn Rhos; part of the township of Deunant (in the parish of Llansanffraid Glan Conwy); and part of the township of Marchaled (in the parish of Llangernyw).
Nonconformist places of worship for Trofarth may have been included in the "Welsh Church Commission - County of Denbigh - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905" under the Civil parish of Betws yn Rhos. Details will be found on the parish page for Betws yn Rhos.
The Trofarth Baptism and Burial registers from 1873 to 1991, and the Marriage registers from 1963 to 1991, were stolen in 1991; and have never been recovered.
The following Parish Registers have been deposited at the Denbighshire Record Office, Ruthin.
They may be viewed on microfilm at the Denbighshire and Flintshire Record Offices, and at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.
These microfilms are not available elsewhere.
1874 - 1963
No Bishop's Transcripts have been deposited for St. John's, Trofarth.
There are no official I.G.I. entries for St. John's, Trofarth.
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