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Glamorgan Archives
Coychurch civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P79

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Coychurch Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Coychurch civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1841-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.042 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Coychurch Parish; Coychurch Higher Parish Council; Coychurch Higher Community Council


Administrative/Biographical history: Civil parishes 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 of Coychurch parish including audit notice, 1864; church rate book (Coychurch Lower), 1857; tithe apportionment (Coychurch Higher), 1841; copy of tithe plan (Coychurch Higher), [c. 1842]; copy of tithe plan and apportionment (Coychurch Lower), [c. 1842]; Coychurch Higher Parish/Community Council minute books, 1967-1982; receipt and payment book, 1959-1980; Llantrisant Wesleyan Methodist circuit plan, 1906.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

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


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office from various sources, [1980-1988]


Related material: Pencoed Civil Parish records: GB 0214 P131


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: July 2005

Coychurch (Wales) | Archives
Coychurch Higher (Wales). | Community Council | Archives
Coychurch Higher (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Tithes | Wales | Coychurch

Personal names

Corporate names
Coychurch (Wales)
Coychurch Higher (Wales)
Coychurch Higher (Wales) | Community Council
Coychurch Higher (Wales) | Parish Council
Coychurch Lower (Wales)

Coychurch (Wales)
Coychurch Higher (Wales)
Coychurch Lower (Wales)

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