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Cowbridge United Charities records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DX956

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cowbridge United Charities records

Short Title: Cowbridge United Charities records

Creation date(s): 1894-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (1 booklet, 1 bundle, 15 files)

Name of creator(s): Cowbridge United Charities


Administrative/Biographical history: The Cowbridge United Charities were known as the Municipal Charities comprising the charities of Mary Wilcox, Walter Williams, Katherine Williams, Rebecca Wyndham, William Thomas and other unknown donors. The purpose of these charities was to provide charitable aid to the poor in the form of bread, clothing and rent payments.


Scope and content/abstract: Endowed charities return, 1897; Charity Commission orders, 1894-1928; correspondence relating to finance and applications for charity allocations, 1958-1990; statements of accounts, 1919-1991; audited accounts, 1980-1991


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1999



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2005

Charities | Wales | Cowbridge
Charities | Wales | Vale of Glamorgan

Personal names

Corporate names
Katherine Williams Charity
Mary Wilcox Charity
Municipal Charities
Rebecca Wyndham Charity
Walter Williams Charity

Cowbridge (Wales)

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