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Mid Glamorgan South Coroners' records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 CORMS

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Mid Glamorgan South Coroners' records

Short Title: Mid Glamorgan South Coroners' records

Creation date(s): 1988-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.48 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Mid Glamorgan South Coroner's Office

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: It has been the duty of coroners since 1194 in England to investigate the circumstances of unnatural, sudden, or suspicious deaths, and deaths in prison. The system was extended to Wales in 1536. From 1752 to 1860, coroners were required to file their inquests at the Quarter Sessions. Until 1926 all inquests were held before a jury.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Notices of deaths, 1988-1992; inquests, 1992

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals maybe restricted in accordance with Data Protection. Written permission is required before the archives can be consulted.

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by the Coroners Office

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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: May 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coroners | Wales | Mid Glamorgan South
Mid Glamorgan (Wales). | South District. Coroner | Records and correspondence

Personal names

Corporate names
Mid Glamorgan (Wales) | South District. | Coroner

Places
Mid Glamorgan (Wales)

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