"The consolidated chapelry of Rhesycae was constituted by an Order in Council, June 27th, 1848, out of the township of Hendrefigillt, in Halkin, the township of Trellyniau, and part of that of Llysdianhunedd, in Cilcain, and that portion of the township of Trellan Ucha, in Ysceifiog, which lies to the south of the ridge of Penucha'r Plwyf, and abuts on Rhesycae."
[From The History of the Diocese of St. Asaph , Ven. D.R. Thomas, 1908-1911]
The new parish of Rhesycae was created on 27 June 1848, from parts of the parishes of Halkyn, Cilcain and Ysceifiog:
The following nonconformist registers for the Rhesycae area are held at the Public Record Office, Kew.
They may be viewed on microfilm at LDS Family History Centres; and at the Flintshire Record Office and the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.
They have also been incorporated into the I.G.I., as part of an "official extraction" programme :
Name of Chapel
Type of Record
I.G.I. Batch Number
Independent / Congregational
Births and Baptisms
1808 - 1837
The following nonconformist registers for the Rhesycae area are held at the Flintshire Record Office, Hawarden.
They have not been filmed; and they have not been incorporated into the I.G.I. :
On Clwyd FHS's site there is a diagram showing parish names/positions with links to pages for the parish church
Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348. Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ187707 (Lat/Lon: 53.227085, -3.219317), Rhesycae which are provided by: