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Pentyrch civil parish records

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

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

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

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Pentyrch (Wales)
Pentyrch (Wales) | Community Council
Pentyrch (Wales) | Parish Council

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