Reference code(s): GB 0214 P62
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Llantrisant Civil Parish records
Short Title: Llantrisant Civil Parish records
Creation date(s): 1759-1929
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.173 cubic metres (22 papers, 68 volumes, 3 bundles, 1 file and 1 booklet)
Name of creator(s): Llantrisant Parish; Llantrisant 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 the Llantrisant Civil Parish comprising churchwardens' accounts book, 1825-1868; vestry minutes and accounts, 1759-1781; vestry and parish meeting minutes books, 1771-1897; overseers and assistant overseers' rate books, 1835-1891; overseer's account books, 1814-1837; overseer's minutes of meetings, 1897-1927; valuation lists, 1855-1899; highway rate book, 1865-1891; highway account books, 1836-1852; rural sanitary rate books, 1878-1891; burial board rate book, 1880-1891; tithe plan and apportionment, c1840s; town ward minutes book, 1894-1925; nomination papers, 1913-1925; Tonyrefail ward minutes book, 1895-1925; parish council minutes books, 1908-1929; annual parish meeting minutes book, 1894-1925; miscellaneous records, 1801-1921
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archvies conditions apply
Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office from various sources, [1948-1975]
Related material: Related units of description at the Glamorgan Archives: Papers relating to prosecution for failure to repair road, 1800, GB 0214 CLMS 4.794; and Receipt for poor rate and expenses, 1918, GB 0214 DNMW20
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