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Glamorgan Archives
Pencoed civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P131

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Pencoed Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Pencoed civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1895-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (19 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Pencoed Parish Council; Pencoed Community 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. Pencoed Civil Parish was the area of the former hamlet of Pencoed in Coychurch parish.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pencoed parish, comprising parish/community council minute books, 1895-1991; Pencoed and Coychurch higher joint sewerage committee and Pencoed parochial committee minute book, 1924-1938.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by deposit

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with Data Protection 1998.

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, [1952]-[1988].


Related material: Glamorgan Archives, P79: records of Coychurch Civil Parish


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

Pencoed (Wales). | Community Council | Archives
Pencoed (Wales). | Parish Council | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Pencoed (Wales) | Community Council
Pencoed (Wales) | Parish Council
Pencoed Parochial Committee*
Pencoed and Coychurch Higher Joint Sewerage Committee

Coychurch (Wales)
Pencoed (Wales)

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