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Llantwit Major civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P21

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Llantwit Major Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Llantwit Major civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1721-1850

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.024 cubic metres (4 volumes, 1 paper, 1 plan and 1 parchment)

Name of creator(s): Llantwit Major Civil Parish


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.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Llantwit Major parish comprising highway surveyors' rate and account book, 1836-1840; tithe plan and aportionment, [c. 1840]; extracts from tithe apportionment, 1845; terriers, 1721-1771; The Overseer's Guide, [c. 1850].


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 Office by the rector of Llantwit Major, [1980].


Related material: Glamorgan Archives, CLMS 4.950, overseers' and highway surveyors' accounts, 1861-1878


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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