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Glamorgan Archives
Merthyr Tydfil civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P4

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Merthyr Tydfil Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Merthyr Tydfil civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1799-1924

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (4 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Merthyr Tydfil Parish; Merthyr Tydfil 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 Merthyr Tydfil parish comprising valuation list, 1915; vestry minute books, 1799-1919; overseers minute book, 1904-1924.


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 various individuals, [1974].


Related material: Glamorgan Archives, CLMS 4.744, parish accounts books, 1829-1841


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

Merthyr Tydfil (Wales) | Archives
Merthyr Tydfil (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

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