"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 Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.
Rhesycae on the Church in Wales site
Nonconformist Churches Details of nonconformist churches in Rhesycae are to be found under Halkyn.
|1849 - 1993||1865 - 1971||1849 - 1992|
|Name of Chapel||Denomination||Type of Record||Years Covered||I.G.I. Batch Number|
|Ebeneser||Independent / Congregational||Births and Baptisms||1808 - 1837||C098491|
|Name of Chapel||Denomination||Type of Record||Years Covered|
|Ebeneser||Independent / Congregational||Births and Baptisms||1832 - 1885|
In the GRO indexes to civil registration, entries for Rhesycae are found under:
(GRO index references have no relevance at the local Superintendent Registrar's Office)
Rhesycae - on wikipedai
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
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