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Pyle civil parish/community council records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P87

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Pyle Civil Parish/Community Council Records

Short Title: Pyle civil parish/community council records

Creation date(s): 1847, 1894-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres (22 volumes, 24 booklets, 1 file, 3 plans and 45mm)

Name of creator(s): Pyle Parish Council; Pyle 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. In 1985 Pyle Community Council was dissolved and a new authority, Cynffig Community Council, was formed, combining Pyle and Kenfig.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pyle parish comprising Parish/Community Council minute books, 1894-1985; annual parish meeting minute book, 1929-1973; financial statements, 1939-1950; register of mortgages, 1923; cemetery records, 1923-1978; copy of tithe plan and apportionment, 1847; councillors' declarations of acceptance of office, 1961-1983; general account receipts and payments books, 1974-1984.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by series

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

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 Glamorgan Record Office from various sources, 1968-2010.


Existence and location of originals: The original Pyle tithe plan is deposited with the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.


Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids. Revised by L Hunt for Glamorgan Archives.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2005, 2007

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

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