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Glamorgan Archives
Leckwith civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P40

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Leckwith Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Leckwith civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1794, 1894-1959

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (3 volumes and 2 papers)

Name of creator(s): Leckwith Parish, Leckwith 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 Leckwith parish including bastardy bonds, 1794; assistant overseers' rate book, 1920-1926; assistant overseers' receipt and payment book, 1919-1927; parish meeting minute book, 1894-1959.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by deposit

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by clerk to Dinas Powys Community Council, 1974.



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

Leckwith (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives
Parishes (Local government) | Wales | Leckwith

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Leckwith (Wales)
Leckwith (Wales) | Parish Council

Leckwith (Wales)

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