Reference code(s): GB 0214 P2
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Gelligaer Civil Parish Records
Short Title: Gelligaer civil parish records
Creation date(s): 1750-1925
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.64 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Gelligaer Parish; Gelligaer Civil Parish 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.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Gelligaer parish including perambulation, 1750; receipt for tax collected, 1799; order to petty constable, 1821; highway surveyors' papers, 1821-1822; list of ratepayers, 1828; agreement to lease charity lands, 1840; overseers' appointment, 1844; vestry minute book, 1865-1925; overseers' rate books, 1856-1894; valuation lists, 1868-1885; sanitary rates, 1877-1879; survey of sanitary conditions, [c. 1860]; highway rates, 1859-1879; tithe plan and apportionment, 1842.
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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
Immediate source of acquisition: Received from various sources, -.
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