"In this place, extensive zinc works have of late been carried on: the article is manufactured in considerable quantities for the English markets, giving employment to a great number of men. It is computed that not less than 30 tons of coal a day are consumed in this work. There is also an extensive copper works carried on in this place, in which it is estimated that from 6000 to 7000 tons of copper are smelted annually, and manufactured into different articles of trade. Extensive paper mills are also carried on here."
[From A Visitor's Guide to Rhyl and its Vicinity, D. Lloyd Lewis, 1852.]
For a map link to this place - see under Maps on Holywell
Tel: 01352 703360
Fax: 01352 703373
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.
Nonconformist Churches "Welsh Church Commission - County of Flint - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905"lists the following nonconformist places of worship in Greenfield, within "Holywell Rural District". This was a Civiladministrative district, which included the Ecclesiastical parish of Greenfield :
|Name of Chapel||Denomination||Number of "adherents"|
|Alpha - English||Congregational||153|
|-||1913 - 1971||-|
In the GRO indexes to civil registration, entries for Greenfield are found under:
(GRO index references have no relevance at the local Superintendent Registrar's Office)
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