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Laleston civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P81

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Laleston Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Laleston civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1875-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.05 cubic metres (2 photocopies, 3 plans, 12 papers, 20 volumes, 3 booklets, 1 envelope)

Name of creator(s): Laleston Parish; Laleston 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. 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 Laleston parish including copies of tithe plan and apportionment, [c. 1840]; vestry meeting minute book, 1875-1900; parish meeting minute books, 1894-1963; parochial committee minute book, 1913-1938; Bryntirion and Laleston playing fields management committee minutes book, 1961-1967; declaration of acceptance of office, 1919-1968; valuation book, 1854; rate books, 1901-1904; rate collectors monthly statements, 1897-1905; receipt books for parish rate, 1902-1904; receipt and payment books, 1919-1939; correspondence, 1918-1961, miscellaneous documents, 1885-1894.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office from various sources, [1964]-[1986].


Related material: Related units of description at the Glamorgan Record Office: overseer's rates book 1909-1910 GB 0214 DNI; and poor rates book 1854 GB 0214 CLMS1.601.


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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