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.
- 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.
Aerial photograph of St Margaret's Church (The Marble Church) c2009 on the People's Collection Wales site
View of the interior of Bodelwyddan Church, near St. Asaph on the People's Collection Wales site
"Welsh Church Commission - County of Flint - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905" lists the following nonconformist place of worship in the Civil parish of "Bodelwyddan":
|Name of Chapel||Denomination||Number of "adherents"|
|Morfa Rhuddlan||Calvinistic Methodist||62|
- 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. nnn
- Years 1852 - 1946: St. Asaph 11b. nnn
(GRO index references have no relevance at the local Superintendent Registrar's Office)
The transcription of the section for this place from the National Gazetteer (1868), provided by Colin Hinson.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Bodelwyddan to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Bodelwyddan has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
"North-East Wales Churches and Ancient Parish Boundaries" produced by Clwyd Record Office in 1994, published by Genuki with the permission of Flintshire Record Office and Denbighshire Archives
Map of the township of Bodelwyddan in the parish of Saint Asaph in the County of Flint on the People's Collection Wales site
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ002754 (Lat/Lon: 53.266172, -3.497785), Bodelwyddan which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- OpenStreetMap Cymru (Welsh counties only)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
A Royal Welsh Fusiliers Platoon at Kinmel Camp, Bodelwyddan, 1916 on the People's Collection Wales site
- In 1831- Bodelwyddan was not a separate parish.
- In 1901- the population was 391.
[ Royal Commission on the Welsh Church - October 1907]
Aerial view of Lowther College, Bodelwyddan on the People's Collection Wales site
Various sports team pictures at Lowther College, Bodelwyddan on the People's Collection Wales site
Miss K. I. Sayers (headmistress) and prefects, Lowther College, Bodelwyddan, 1939 on the People's Collection Wales site