Record Office Open Day
Flintshire Record Office is open to the public on Saturday 20 September for
visitors to explore the Grade II listed building and find out more about its
It’s a chance to see The Old Rectory, to find out where the Rectors of Hawarden
lived, where an Archbishop of Canterbury died and learn about its inhabitants
from the 18th century to the present day.
Guided tours start at 11am and 12.30pm and will include the buildings
architectural features, behind the scenes in the strong rooms where the
Countys historic records are kept, and a fascinating visit to the Conservation
There will also be refreshments and a treasure hunt with prizes. The event is
free and runs from 10am to 2pm.
Councillor Chris Bithell, Cabinet Member for Education said: “Come along and
visit this lovely historic building. Not only is the building itself full of
history, it’s full of wonderful archive material that is a record of the
history of our area. It’s a great chance to see what goes on at the Record
For more information call 01244 532364 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org