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Michaelston-le-Pit civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P43

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Michaelston-le-Pit Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Michaelston-le-Pit civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1865-[1980]

Level of description: Fonds

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

Name of creator(s): Michaelston-le-Pit Parish; Michaelston-le-Pit 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 the previous boundaries were altered.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Michaelston-le-Pit parish comprising tithe plan and apportionment, 1945 [copied 1980]; highway surveyors' account book, 1865-1879; assistant overseers rate book, 1926; assistant overseers receipt and payment book, 1912-1927; parish meeting minute book, 1894-1969.


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 from various sources, [1956]-[1980].



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

Michaelston-le-Pit (Wales) | Archives
Parishes (Local government) | Wales | Michaelston-le-Pit

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Michaelston-le-Pit (Wales) | Parish Council

Michaelston-le-Pit (Wales)

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