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Denbighshire Record Office
Charity Commission records, Denbighshire

Reference code(s): GB 0209 CAD

Held at: Denbighshire Record Office

Title: Charity Commission Records

Short Title: Charity Commission records, Denbighshire

Creation date(s): 1899-1954

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.228 cubic metres (12 boxes)

Name of creator(s): The Charity Commission


Administrative/Biographical history: The Charity Commission, established in 1853, monitors the activities of charities in England and Wales on behalf of the government, and receives information and accounts from the trustees of the charities. These papers deal with parochial charities in Denbighshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Parochial charity accounts, various parishes in Denbighshire, 1899-1954.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into parishes

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Denbighshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The Charity Commission handed over the records to the Public Record Office (now The National Archives), which selected those meriting permanent retention. Those not selected were offered to the relevant local record office.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the Public Record Office, London in 1984.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue of the Charity Commission; Charity Commission for England and Wales website (, viewed 26 March 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2004

Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations | Wales | Denbighshire
Charities | Wales | Denbighshire

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Great Britain | Charity Commission

Denbighshire (Wales)

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