Ysgeifiog  Flintshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ysgeifiog like this:

YSCEFIOG, a parish, with nine townships, in Holywell district, Flint; 5 miles SW of Holywell r. station. Post town, Holywell. Acres, 5,905. Real property, £3,535. Pop. in 1851, 1,710; in 1861, 1,475. Houses, 334. The decrease of pop. arose from diminution of employment in lead mines. The property is subdivided. ...

A gold torque was found in 1816. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £700.* Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church was rebuilt in 1835. The parish includes sections of Brynford Gorsedd, and Rhesycae chapelries. There are a Calvinistic Methodist chapel, and charities £8.

Ysgeifiog through time

Ysgeifiog is now part of Flintshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Flintshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ysgeifiog itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ysgeifiog in Flintshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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