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How much do you know about the history, geography, culture and genealogy of Flintshire?

Answer all twenty questions, then click the button at the bottom of the page to find out how well you've done.

Question 1 - Who's "holy well" is commemortated in the name Holywell?

 St. Dwynwen
 St. Melangell
 St. Winefride

Question 2 - Which Flintshire playwright and actor wrote the "The Corn is Green" in 1938?

 Thomas Mostyn
 Daniel Owen
 Emlyn Williams

Question 3 - Which is the most northerly community in Flintshire?


Question 4 - The parish church at Hawarden is dedicated to which saint?


Question 5 - Which local novelist is commemorated by a statue in the centre of Mold?

 Owen Jones
 Daniel Owen
 John Williams

Question 6 - The former Bettisfield colliery was in which Flintshire village?


Question 7 - Which Flintshire village is known in Welsh as 'Llaneurgain'?


Question 8 - Which of the Cilcain censuses is officially 'missing'?


Question 9 - The parish of Northop was in which Poor Law Union?

 St. Asaph

Question 10 - Which traditional May festival is associated with Flintshire?

 Cadi Ha
 Hen Galan
 Mari Lwyd

Question 11 - Into which Flintshire family did William Ewart Gladstone marry in 1839?


Question 12 - Which Flintshire town held large eisteddfodau in the 16th century?


Question 13 - The historic county of Flintshire was based on which Welsh cantref?


Question 14 - Which was the last colliery in the Flintshire coalfield to close in 1996?

 Point of Ayr

Question 15 - Which naturalist, traveller, writer and antiquarian lived at Downing Hall, Whitford?

 Edward Hughes
 Dorothy Lloyd
 Thomas Pennant

Question 16 - The motto on the arms of Flintshire is:

 Gorau Tarian, Cyfiawnder
 Gwasanaeth a Gwerin
 Undeb a Rhyddid

Question 17 - Which village was at the heart of the Flintshire lead mining industry?


Question 18 - Which ill-fated ship was launched at Sandycroft in 1855?

 The Cambria
 The Lady Mostyn
 The Royal Charter

Question 19 - Which Flintshire man was one of the founders of 'Y Wladfa' in Patagonia in 1865?

 Lewis Jones
 Michael D Jones
 Edwin Cynrig Roberts

Question 20 - Where was John Parry, the first conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, born?


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