Rhyl - St. John
St. John the Baptist is a district church within the parish of Rhyl.
Ordnance Survey reference SJ 004810.
The foundation stone was laid on 6 August 1885; and the first service was held on 10 June 1887.
The church was consecrated at Easter 1890.
On 12 February 1937, St. John's was granted a licence to conduct marriages.
In 1997, a survey reported that urgent, and costly, repair work was necessary. The Church authorities decided to declare the building redundant; and the final service was conducted on 28 December 1997, in the presence of the Archbishop of Wales.
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of the church.
The following Parish Registers have been deposited in the 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. These microfilms are not available elsewhere.
||1937 - 1974
No Bishop's Transcripts have been deposited.
There are no official I.G.I. entries for St. John's, Rhyl.
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Last Updated 8 Jan 2013 - Gareth Hicks