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Glamorgan Archives
Rhigos civil parish records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 P241

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Rhigos Civil Parish Records

Short Title: Rhigos civil parish records

Creation date(s): 1837-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (9 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Rhigos Parish; Rhigos 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 Rhigos parish comprising churchwardens' and overseer's accounts and vestry meeting, 1837-1894; Parish Council minute books, 1894-1968; declarations of acceptance of office by parish councillors, 1894-1973; Parish Council allotment register, 1942-1964; Croesffordd Community Centre management committee minutes book, 1964-1969.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record 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


Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, [1975]-[1981].



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

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