Flintshire Parishes Contents
The three townships of Bodelwyddan, Fuenol and Pengwern, which until that date had been part of the parish of St. Asaph, were gazetted as the new and separate parish of Bodelwyddan on the 3rd August 1860, covering an area of 4109 acres.
For a map link to this place - see under Maps on St. Asaph
- Aslet, Clive. Bodelwyddan Castle, Clwyd
Country Life, 182/29 (21 July 1988), p. 148-53.
- Bodelwyddan Castle.
Country Quest 29/11 (1989), p. 20
- Brookes, Geoff. The graves of Bodelwyddan
Welsh country, Issue 34 (May-June 2010), p. 21-23.
- Evans, A.S. and R.F. Sandham.
Bodelwyddan Castle Bodelwyddan : Bodelwyddan Castle Trust, 1994.
- Evans, C. Eirian. Growing up at Bodelwyddan, 1803-1823
Abergele Field Club and Historical Society Review. 9 (1990), p. 24-28
- Foister, Susan.
The National Portrait Gallery at Bodelwyddan Castle National Portrait Gallery, 
- Foy, Karen. Bodelwyddan - a lasting reminder
Country Quest, August 2008, p. 10-11
- Jones, D G. The obelisk at Bodelwyddan Castle
Abergele Field Club and Historical Society Review. 8 (1989), p. 18-19
- Pettitt, Elizabeth L. Bodelwyddan Castle
Clwyd Historian = Hanes Bro Clwyd. 21 (October 1988), p. 16-19
- Sandham, Ray. Bodelwyddan Castle - house and gardens
Proceedings of the Dyserth and district field club, (1998), p. 18-20.
- Sheriff, John Paxton . Bodelwyddan castle
Country Quest. (May 2002), p. 10-12
- The marble church Bodelwyddan : St. Margaret's Church, [1982?]
Ordnance Survey reference SJ 004754.
The remarkable "Marble Church", dedicated to St. Margaret, was erected by Lady Willoughby de Broke in memory of her husband. She laid the foundation stone on the 24th July 1856; and the new church was consecrated by the Bishop of St. Asaph on the 23rd August 1860.
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.
"Welsh Church Commission - County of Flint - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905"lists the following nonconformist place of worship in the
Civilparish of "Bodelwyddan":
|Name of Chapel
||Number of "adherents"
- The following Parish Registers have been deposited at Flintshire Record Office, Hawarden. They may be viewed on microfilm at the Flintshire Record Office, the Denbighshire Record Office, Ruthin, and the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. These microfilms are
not available elsewhere.
||1860 - 1959
- No Bishop's Transcripts have been deposited.
- There are no official I.G.I. entries for St. Margaret's, Bodelwyddan.
The new parish of Bodelwyddan was assigned to the No. 1 ("St. Asaph") sub-district of the St. Asaph Registration District, which was co-extensive with the St. Asaph poor law Union.
In the GRO indexes to civil registration, entries for Bodelwyddan are found under:
- Years 1837 - 1851: St. Asaph XXVII.
- Years 1852 - 1946: St. Asaph 11b.
(GRO index references have no relevance at the
local Superintendent Registrar's Office)
Bodelwyddan - on wikipedia
Bodelwyddan photographs - on geograph.org.uk
- In 1831- Bodelwyddan was not a separate parish.
- In 1901- the population was 391.
Royal Commission on the Welsh Church - October 1907]
Archdeacon Thomas (1911) gives the area of the parish as 4109 acres.
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