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Glamorgan Archives
Newcastle civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P84

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Newcastle Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Newcastle civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1768-[1980]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.142 cubic metres (1 photocopy, 1 plan, 17 volumes, 1 bundle and 2 papers)

Name of creator(s): Newcastle Parish; Newcastle 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 were replaced by community councils or town councils.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Newcastle parish including vestry minute book, 1848-1904; churchwardens' accounts, 1895-1896; Newcastle Higher highways surveyor's account book, 1768-1855; Newcastle Higher overseers of the poor rate book, 1839; Newcastle Higher parish council minute books, 1895-1959; parochial committee minute books, 1915-1937; sub-committee minute books, 1911-1927; annual parish meeting minute book, 1894-1934; miscellaneous plans, [c. 1919]; copy of tithe plan and apportionment, c. 1840 [copied 1980].


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: August 2005

Newcastle Higher (Wales) | Archives
Newcastle Higher (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

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Newcastle (Bridgend, Wales)
Newcastle Higher (Wales)
Newcastle Higher (Wales) | Parish Council

Newcastle (Bridgend, Wales)
Newcastle Higher (Wales)

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