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Glamorgan Archives
Llandyfodwg Burial Board records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 BUBLD

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llandyfodwg Burial Board records

Short Title: Llandyfodwg Burial Board records

Creation date(s): 1887-1921

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.03 cubic metres (7 vols)

Name of creator(s): Llandyfodwg Burial Board


Administrative/Biographical history: Llandyfodwg Burial Board (Glamorgan) was set up about 1887, by Landyfodwg parish vestry. Cemeteries were opened at Blaenogwr (Nantymoel) and Glynogwr in about 1888. The Board was taken over by Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council in 1921.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Llandyfodwg Burial Board, 1887-1921: minutes book, 1917-1921; and ledger, 1887-1921; burial register, St Tyfodwg's churchyard, Llandyfodwg (Glynogwr), 1888-1905, Blaenogwr Cemetery burial registers 1888-1915, Blaenogwr Cemetery register of purchased graves, 1889-1891.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to type and date

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archive conditions apply.

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Information to be supplied.


Related material: Further records are Glamorgan Archives, UDOGBU 1-14, Registers of graves, cash and receipt books, and registers of officiating ministers; and UDOG, Minutes of Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council.


Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Llandyfodwg Burial Board; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987). Revised by Louise Hunt for Glamorgan Archives.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003, June 2011

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