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Glamorgan Archives
Betws civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P77

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Betws Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Betws civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1709-1923

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.025 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Betws Parish; Betws Parish Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parish councils were established by the Local Government Act 1894. The civil parishes took over some responsibilities previously administered by the (ecclesiastical) parish vestry. In 1974, parish councils in Wales became known as community councils or town councils and existing boundaries were altered.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Betws parish, Glamorgan, including warrant to petty constables for collection of county rate, 1727; parish accounts book, 1709-1795; correspondence concerning Church of England school trust deed, 1913; copy of tithe plan, 1843; tithe apportionment, 1843; tithe redemption certificate, 1923.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives from various sources, [1950s-1987]


Existence and location of originals: The diocesan copy of the tithe plan is deposited with the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.


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

Betws (Bridgend, Wales) | Archives
Parish councils (Local government) | Wales | Betws (Bridgend)
Tithes | Wales | Betws (Bridgend)

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Betws (Bridgend, Wales)
Betws (Bridgend, Wales) | Parish Council

Betws (Bridgend, Wales)

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