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Lisvane civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P56

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Lisvane Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Lisvane civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1864-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.3 cubic metres (106 volumes, 7 files, 2 plans, 6 papers and 4 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Lisvane Parish Council; Lisvane 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 relating to Lisvane parish including vestry minute book, 1868-1880; Parish Council minutes, 1894-1974; Community Council minutes, 1974-2000; receipt and payment books, 1921-1967; assistant overseers rate books, 1851-1926; assistant overseers' receipt, payment and collector books, 1867-1926; highway surveyors rate books, 1864-1882; highway surveyors accounts book, 1865-1879; parish meeting account book, 1897-1914; income tax collectors' duplicates, 1867-1868; copy of tithe plan and apportionment, 1845; correspondence, reports etc on planning matters and building of M4 and Cardiff Barrage, 1970s-1990s.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Chronological within record series.

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: The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.

Immediate source of acquisition: Lisvane parish church, Lisvane Parish Council/Community Council


Existence and location of originals: The diocesan copy of the Lisvane tithe plan and apportionment is deposited with the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.


Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids. Amended by Andrew Thynne for Glamorgan Archives.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2005, amended December 2012

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