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Llancarfan civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P36

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llancarfan Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Llancarfan civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1745-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.1 cubic metres (28 volumes, 2 files, 47 papers, 1 plan and 3 bundles)

Name of creator(s): Llancarfan Parish; Llancarfan 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 Llancarfan parish including financial records, 1890-1968; tax collection records, 1890-1892; poor law bastardy records, 1745-1807; poor law settlement records, 1767-1880; correspondence, 1924-1970; minute books, 1821-1968; tithe plan and apportionment, 1841; incumbent's tithe account book, 1869-1913; assistant overseers rate book, 1920-1926; highway surveyors account book, 1853-1870; miscellaneous records, 1780-1960.


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


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record from various sources, [1965]-[1998].


Related material: Related units of description at the Glamorgan Archives include a record of actual rents 1853-1854: GB 0214 CLMS3.755


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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