Home Flintshire Information Flintshire History


Flintshire history

Flintshire is the smallest historic county in Wales.Read

Mold parish church

Mold history

Mold was the site of a Norman motte and bailey castle and the town grew up around this feature on Bailey Hill.Read


Buckley history

Buckley (Bwcle in Welsh) is the second largest town in Flintshire.Read

Flint Castle

Flint history

Flint Castle was the first of Edward I's Welsh castles and construction started in 1277.Read


Holywell history

Holywell gained it name from St Winifride's Well which has attracted pilgrims since the seventh century.Read

Shotton Steelworks

Deeside history

The settlements of Connah's Quay, Queensferry and Shotton, together with Deeside Industrial Estate, lie on the River Dee estuary and the whole area is commonly known as Deeside.Read

Explore Information

Buy a Photo

Buy a Photo

Flintshire Photosales

Click here to purchase images from the Flintshire Chronicle. Read

Get Involved

We want your local stories, videos & pics.