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Bonvilston Civil Parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P29

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Bonvilston Civil Parish records

Short Title: Bonvilston Civil Parish records

Creation date(s): 1894-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Bonvilston Parish; Bonvilston 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 Bonvilston Civil Parish including assistant overseers' rates books, 1897-1936; assistant overseers' receipt and payment books, 1918-1927; copy of tithe plan and apportionment , 1841 [copied 1980]; annual parish meeting minutes book, 1894-1973; parish community council minutes book, 1952-1982; declaration of acceptance of office by parish councillors, 1952-1983; out-going correspondence, 1966-1980; financial records, 1946-1980; miscellaneous filing, 1951-1981; miscellaneous documents relating to community and parish council elections, 1955-1974; printed material, 1947-1980.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

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 by various individuals, [1983-1987]


Existence and location of originals: The diocesan copy of the Bonvilston tithe plan is deposited in 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

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