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Gelligaer civil parish records

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

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Received from various sources, [1949]-[1967].



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

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