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Glamorgan Archives
Llangeinor Burial Board records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 BUBLG

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llangeinor Burial Board records

Short Title: Llangeinor Burial Board records

Creation date(s): 1886-1921

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.2 cubic metres (20 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Llangeinor Burial Board


Administrative/Biographical history: The Llangeinor Burial Board (Glamorgan) was established in 1886, by the Llangeinor parish vestry, Llangeinor (or Llangeinwyr), Glamorgan. Two committees were set up, one for the Ogmore valley and one for the Garw valley, and cemeteries were opened at Pwll-y-pant, in Ogmore Vale, in 1887, and at Gelliron, in Pontycymmer, in 1889. The Burial Board was taken over in 1921, by Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council, under section 62 of the Local Government Act 1894.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Llangeinor Burial Board, 1886-1921, includes: minutes, 1886-1921; ledgers, cash books, and burial fees account books, 1886-1921; register of burial fees, 1903-1911 (includes names of those buried); registers of burials 1887-1921; registers of graves, 1887-1923; registers of purchased graves 1888-1921.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged accordingly to date and type.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives 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: Related material is Glamorgan Archives, UDOG/BU/1-15, Registers of graves, cash and receipt books, and registers of officiating ministers, 1908-1975; UDOG/BU/16-65, Minutes of Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council, 1922-1973. Burial registers for Pwll-y-pant and Gelliron cemeteries are held by the Burials Officer, Bridgend County Borough Council, Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend CF31 1LX.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

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 Llangeinor Burial Board; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987). Amended by R Morgan 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

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