Reference code(s): GB 0214 P61
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Aberdare Civil Parish Records
Short Title: Aberdare civil parish records
Creation date(s): 1819-1904
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.06 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Aberdare Parish
Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parishes were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The civil parishes took over some responsibilities previously administered by the vestry of the (ecclesiastical) parish. In 1974, parish councils in Wales became known as community councils or town councils and some existing boundaries were altered.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of Aberdare parish including tithe plan and apportionment, 1847; vestry minute books, 1819-1904; assistant overseers' rate books, 1844-1849; church rate book, 1840-1842; surveyors' account (Cefnpennar), 1832-1844.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged by order of date of deposit
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply
Finding aids: A full version of the catallogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives from various sources, [1961-1983]
Related material: Glamorgan Archives, DX945, Aberdare parish rate book, 1842.
Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Archives finding aids.
Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.
Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005