Reference code(s): GB 0214 P65
Held at: Glamorgan Archives
Title: Pentyrch Civil Parish Records
Short Title: Pentyrch civil parish records
Creation date(s): 1821-2001
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 0.54 cubic metres (209 volumes and 1 bundle)
Name of creator(s): Pentyrch Parish Council; Pentyrch 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.
Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pentyrch parish comprising Castle and Garth overseer's account books, 1821-1837; Castle hamlet highway surveyor's rate books, 1846-1858; Garth hamlet highway surveyor's rate books, 1837-1880; Castle and Garth hamlets highway surveyor's account book, 1862-1879; Castle and Garth hamlets assistant overseer's rate books, 1837-1850; Castle hamlet assistant overseer's rate books, 1838-1848; Garth hamlet assistant overseer's rate books, 1838-1847; special expenses rate, receipt and payment, 1897-1919; lighting and watching committee rate book, 1897-1921; assistant overseers rate books, 1919-1925; vestry minute books, 1851-1953; parish council minute books, 1903-1940; parish council letter book, 1895-1898; parish council receipts and payment book, 1895-1928; parish council contribution order book, 1895-1903; parish council declaration of parish councillors, 1894-1921; Glamorgan Water Board deposited plan, 1908; Barry Urban District Council waterworks deposited plans, 1912; highway surveyor's account books, 1836-1855; highway surveyor's receipt and payment books, 1879-1883; receipt and payment books, 1857-1927; assistant overseer's rate books, 1850-1926; tithe plan and apportionment, 1840; vestry and parish council minute books, 1885-1972; receipt and payment books, 1913-1964; financial statement of receipts of payments, 1952-1963; Cardiff Union Pentyrch Parish valuation lists, 1889-1910; Cardiff Union Pentyrch Parish collecting and deposit book, 1876-1878; register of footpaths, [c. 1903]-1913; parish councillors declaration book, 1922-1970; Pentyrch Community Council minute books, 1972-2001; Community Link Magazine, 1977-1999; miscellaneous records, 1897-1937.
Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by series
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 http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed
Accruals: Accruals are possible
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Pentyrch Parish Council, 1949-1976.
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